Amelia Earhart: Flying Solo (Sterling Point Books Series)

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Earhart grew up at a time when many believed that men alone had the right to experience the thrill of adventure—but, from the moment she saw her first airplane, she knew it was her destiny to fly. She made record-setting flights across America, the oceans, and, ultimately, around the world, earning more fame and admiration with every boundary she broke. Even today, her tragic and mysterious disappearance over the Pacific remains one of the great unsolved mysteries. This fascinating biography captures Amelia ...
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Overview

Earhart grew up at a time when many believed that men alone had the right to experience the thrill of adventure—but, from the moment she saw her first airplane, she knew it was her destiny to fly. She made record-setting flights across America, the oceans, and, ultimately, around the world, earning more fame and admiration with every boundary she broke. Even today, her tragic and mysterious disappearance over the Pacific remains one of the great unsolved mysteries. This fascinating biography captures Amelia Earhart’s grit and unwavering determination to chart her own path.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781402741401
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 4/1/2007
  • Series: Sterling Point Books Series
  • Pages: 208
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 1190L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 30, 2009

    Amelia Earhart Flying Solo

    Returned book as it was much the same as the other book on Amelia Earhart

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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