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Amelia Earhart: The Turbulent Life of an American Icon

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2013

    I am a sophomore high school student that had to read this book

    I am a sophomore high school student that had to read this book for a research project. I found this book to be
    interesting and I very much enjoyed reading it. It talks about how Amelia came to love aviation, even though
    she never expected it to become so significant in her life. It demonstrated how Amelia was a strong symbol for
     women, as many women at the time did not even own a plane. Reading how kind Amelia was in giving back to
     her family, by giving her mother money, and her fellow aviators by donating items whoever won a race. It talks
    about her rise to fame even though some of her flying attempts had failed. This book does not give excess
    information on things that aren't important. It discusses you of people and events throughout Amelia's life that 
    were influential in her personal as well as in her career as an aviator. This book gives brief information on how a
    certain person, event, or plane is connected to Amelia and her life. It talks about Amelia's various friends, both
    aviators and non aviators and their opinions about Amelia and her flying career. What I really enjoyed most
    about this book was seeing how once Amelia became interested in aviation, she never wanted to stop flying
    and didn't care that it was dangerous .  

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  • Posted January 16, 2011


    love it

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