Tuskegee Airmen Story

Tuskegee Airmen Story The Tuskegee Airmen not only flew successful missions in World War II but also laid the groundwork for an end to unfair practices banning black menfrom certain military professions While playin

  • Title: Tuskegee Airmen Story
  • Author: Lynn M. Homan Thomas Reilly
  • ISBN: 9781589800052
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Tuskegee Airmen not only flew 1,500 successful missions in World War II, but also laid the groundwork for an end to unfair practices banning black menfrom certain military professions.While playing at their grandparentsi1 2 house one day, Joshua and Kristadiscover a World War II uniform, helmet, and medals Their grandfather shareswith them the story of his proud daysThe Tuskegee Airmen not only flew 1,500 successful missions in World War II, but also laid the groundwork for an end to unfair practices banning black menfrom certain military professions.While playing at their grandparentsi1 2 house one day, Joshua and Kristadiscover a World War II uniform, helmet, and medals Their grandfather shareswith them the story of his proud days as a member of Americai1 2s first all blackflying squadron.When the Tuskegee Experience began in 1931, officials believed black peoplewere incapable of learning to fly an airplane The Tuskegee airmen proved themwrong, and served as a sterling example of what a people thought best suited tojanitorial work, cooking, and manual labor could do.About The IllustratorIllustrator Rosalie M Shepherd is a landscape and portrait painter, workswith oil, charcoal, and watercolor, and has worked extensively as a graphicdesigner.

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    1. The authors explain the history of the Tuskegee Airmen using dialogue between a child and his grandfather who served as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II. He gives a gentle explanation of war by comparing it to a sibling argument and some background about the segregation that occurred at that time. The story even gives some background about the African American heroes that helped behind the scenes during the war. Rosalie M. Sheppard employs oils, charcoals and watercolors in her illustration [...]

    2. This book was okay. The information is decent, but the conversations seemed unrealistic and forced in order to convey the intended content.

    3. Social studies based.- AMAZING illustrations- Read this when learning about WWII, Black history monthDiscuss:- War- Segregation- African- American heroes- Accomplishments

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