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Title:
Amelia Earhart
Author:
Sutcliffe, Jane.
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Publication Information:
Minneapolis : Lerner Publications Co., 2003.
Physical Description:
47 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Traces the life of the famous pilot, focusing on her record setting flights in the 1920s and 1930s and her inspiration to other women.
Language:
English
Contents:
"Just like flying! -- Amelia in the air -- Flight plans -- A taste for records -- The last flight.
Reading Level:
540 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 3.8 0.5 67185.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 2.9 3 Quiz: 35266 Guided reading level: M.
ISBN:
9780822503965
Format :
Book

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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.


Table of Contents

Just like flying!
Amelia in the air
Flight plans
A taste for records
Around the world