Books by P. O’Connell Pearson

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 8, 2019

"An informative, inspiring look at desperate times and how government can achieve great things through cooperation and good leadership. (photos, bibliography, endnotes) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
A history of the Civilian Conservation Corp, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal projects that put hundreds of thousands of Americans back to work during the Great Depression. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 6, 2018

"A solid account of women's contributions as aviators during World War II. (bibliography, notes, index) (Nonfiction. 10-16)"
Pearson zooms in on the leaders, pioneers, and supporters of the Women Air Force Service Pilots, or WASPs—a group of over 1,000 young women who contributed to the war effort by ferrying bombers, pursuit planes, and trainer planes where they needed to go, freeing up male pilots to head across the Atlantic. Read full book review >