Record Details

Catalog Search

Unlawful orders : a portrait of Dr. James B. Williams, Tuskegee airman, surgeon, and activist / Barbara Binns.

Available copies

  • 103 of 138 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 3 copies available at Harnett County Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 138 total copies.

Sort by distance from:
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erwin Public Library J B WILLIAMS Bin (Text) 33631001614422 Juvenile Biography Checked out 12/11/2023
Harnett County Main Library J B WILLIAMS Bin (Text) 33630005305474 Juvenile Biography Checked out 12/04/2023
Harnett County Main Library J B WILLIAMS Bin (Text) 33630005305763 Juvenile Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338754261
  • ISBN: 1338754262
  • Physical Description: xii, 305 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Focus, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-301).
Formatted Contents Note:
Meet JB Williams -- World War I -- Red Summer of 1919 -- Starting a new life -- Separate but equal : Plessy v. Ferguson -- Growing up JB -- Double V for victory -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- Lieutenant ... Read More
Summary, etc.:
"The Tuskegee Airmen heroically fought for the right to be officers of the US military so that they might participate in World War II by flying overseas to help defeat fascism. However, after winning ... Read More
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12 Scholastic Focus.
Grades 4-6 Scholastic Focus.
1090L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.9 6 517572.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject: Williams, James, 1919-2016.
United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group, 477th > Biography.
African American physicians > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
Surgeons > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
Flight crews > United States > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, African American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American.
African Americans > Social conditions > 20th century.
South Side (Chicago, Ill.) > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
Young adult literature.

Additional Resources