Title Profile & Character Information

Flygirl

Annotation
During World War II, a light-skinned African American girl "passes" for white in order to join the Women Airforce Service Pilots.

Awards
2009  California Book Awards

Characters
NameJones, Ida Mae
GenderFemale
TraitAfrican American

GenreYoung adult fiction
Multicultural
Historical
TopicsWorld war
Racism
Prejudice
Pilots
Fathers and daughters
African Americans
History
Military life