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5.0
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5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable) 
 
5.0
'I Want to Be a Pilot' by Laura Driscoll, pictures by Catalina Echeverri, takes readers on a journey through an airport and airplane as they learn about many different kinds of pilots. The main character goes with her Aunt Ro to the Air Fair where she gets to meet pilots who fly everything from seaplanes to hot air balloons. There is so much knowledge that a pilot has to have, including everything from weather patterns to weight restrictions to knowing how to stay calm in uneasy situations. The main girl even gets her own pair of wings as she learns about the various types of people who hold this job.

With short sentences, many familiar words, and engaging illustrations, 'I Want to Be a Pilot' is a great pick for new readers who want a story with worthwhile themes and interesting information.
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With short sentences, many familiar words, and engaging illustrations, 'I Want to Be a Pilot' is a great pick for new readers who want a story with worthwhile themes and interesting information.
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