Amelia Earhart: Flying Solo

Amelia Earhart: Flying Solo

by John Burke


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One of the most famous aviators of all time, Amelia Earhart took the golden age of flying by storm! Taking her first flight lesson in 1920, Earhart would go on to set the world altitude record, be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean alone, and many more feats. Who knows what she could have accomplished if not for her mysterious disappearance while attempting to fly around the entire world in 1937.

This incredible history of Amelia Earhart is written especially for young adult readers. It is loaded with full color illustrations, comprehensive timelines, fascinating sidebars, and info on key figures in Earhart's story. Perfect for any kid interested in flying, or strong, important women in history!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760354384
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Series: Young Voyageur Series
Edition description: Illustrate
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,164,465
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

"The Girl in Brown, Who Walks Alone"     1
Nursing the War Wounded     6
Fledgling     12
Doing Good in Boston     26
Prospects of Glory     31
Landfall     52
Instant Celebrity     60
Angels, Skylarks, and Birdwomen     68
The Bride Wore Brown     75
Harbour Grace to Londonderry     80
An Addition of Laurels     93
Los Angeles to Mexico City to Newark     101
Crack-up in Hawaii     108
The Other Way Around     119
Following the Equator     127
Last Days on Land     143
Flying into Yesterday     152
"Find Amelia Earhart"     162
No End to the Mystery     172
Amelia Earhart Timeline     177
Aerial Records Set by Amelia Earhart     179
Index     181
Bibliography     193
About the Author     195

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Amelia Earhart: Flying Solo 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Returned book as it was much the same as the other book on Amelia Earhart
Lorena_Garcia57 More than 1 year ago
This book is great!
Lorena_Garcia57 More than 1 year ago
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Lorena_Garcia57 More than 1 year ago
This book is great!