Carl Angel

Books by This Illustrator

Sky High: The True Story of Maggie Gee

Illustrated by: Carl Angel
Age Level: 6-9
As a girl, Maggie Gee was inspired by planes and Amelia Earhart. Not surprisingly, Maggie set out to join the women's air force (WASPs) as a young adult at the start of World War II. She would become one two Chinese American female pilots. Her story is told in first person but concludes with actual photographs and an update of Maggie Gee.

Sky High: The True Story of Maggie Gee

Illustrated by: Carl Angel
Age Level: 6-9
The true story of one of only two Chinese-American women to fly for the U.S. Air Force during World War II, is told as though by Maggie Gee herself. Her dream of flying became reality because of a dream and determination. An author's note provides a short glimpse into where and what the actual Maggie Gee does today as well as period photographs.

Xochitl and the Flowers

Illustrated by: Carl Angel
Age Level: 6-9

Product Description: Though Xochitl and her family have put down new roots in the United States, Xochitl still misses the garden and flower shop they left behind in El Salvador. But when Xochitl's family decides to start a nursery and sell their flowers on the street, the sense of community they find makes them feel connected to their neighbors, and their decision to start a nursery and flower shop in their backyard helps the Flores family finally feels at home in its adopted country.