Amelia Earhart

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Lerner Publications, Sep 1, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 47 pages
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The History Maker Bios series offers introductions to the lives of historical figures found in the core of every history curriculum. Filled with true stories, historical photographs, artwork, and caricatures, each title in this lively series will entertain and inform readers. Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, was an aviation pioneer. Loved and respected by millions of people for her great courage and sense of adventure, the world was shocked when she disappeared while attempting to fly around the world. Although a search party claimed to find remains of her plane, her own crew disputed their discovery. To this day, the disappearance of the beloved aviator remains a mystery.
 

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The books starts with Amelia's early life and leads up to why and how she became a pilot and was determined to make it. The book talks about her record flight across the Atlantic Ocean as well as ... Read full review

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Amelia Earhart’s bio furnished a great timeline of her journey through life. This book is age appropriate for 2nd to 3rd grade. We are fortunate to have pictures of our heroin. The illustrations are ... Read full review

Contents

Jusi LIKE FLYING
8
FLIGHT PLANS
22
A TASTE FOR RECORDS
29
AROUND THE WORLD
37
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Jane Sutcliffe is the author of nineteen children's biographies. Her articles have been published in Highlights for Children, Boys' Life, and Appleseeds. She is the author of Leonardo's Monster, also published by Pelican. Fascinated by biographies since she was a child, Sutcliffe has written about Walt Disney, Paul Revere, Amelia Earhart, and John F. Kennedy. She serves as a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, actively participating in the New England chapter. She lives with her family and dog in Tolland, Connecticut.

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