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In-Flight Book Club

Join the Cradle of Aviation Museum's In-Flight Book Club!


In July and August, read and explore true stories of women in the fields of air and space. The guided discussion sessions will be led by one of our education staff and are geared towards adults and young adults.


JULY 2021 - Hidden Figures

Book: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
Session Dates: Thursday, July 15, 7:00–8:30 pm (virtual) and Saturday, July 31, 10:00–11:30 am (virtual or in-person)

In July we will read Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly.  “Starting in World War II and moving through to the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Space Race, Hidden Figures follows the interwoven accounts of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, four African American women who participated in some of NASA’s greatest successes. It chronicles their careers over nearly three decades they faced challenges, forged alliances and used their intellect to change their own lives, and their country’s future.”


AUGUST 2021 - Latinas in Aviation

Book: Latinas in Aviation: Stories of passion, power, and breaking into the aviation industry by Jacqueline S. Ruiz
Session Dates: Thursday, August 12, 7:00–8:30 pm (virtual) and Saturday, August 28, 10:00–11:30 am (virtual or in-person)

In August our book will be Latinas in Aviation: Stories of passion, power, and breaking into the aviation industry by Jacqueline S. Ruiz.  This book “is a celebration of the rarest women in the industry, told through stories of their triumphs, their falls, and their most crowning achievements. Hear from retired veterans as well as new graduates, pilots as well as aviation administrators, military, and civilians, all with a unique passion for aviation and its impact on our world. Each author inspires, entertains, and sets the stage for the next generation of Latinas who look to the sky with a dream.”


Book Club Sign-Up Form!

Participation is FREE if you buy the book from us or just $10.00 if you bring your own!

This form is for Book Club Sign-up - please purchase the book from our Museum Store via the links above, then sign-up here.

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