Amelia Earhart [NOOK Book]

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"Women must try to do things as men have tried. "

When she was eight years old, Amelia Earhart built a roller coaster and "flew" through the air.  She loved to watch daredevil pilots fly loops in the sky.  Amelia decided to pilot a plane herself, and became one of the first women to learn to fly.  She broke flight records and in 1932 was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean alone.  The whole world admired her courage and daring.  Amelia Earhart ...
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Overview

"Women must try to do things as men have tried. "

When she was eight years old, Amelia Earhart built a roller coaster and "flew" through the air.  She loved to watch daredevil pilots fly loops in the sky.  Amelia decided to pilot a plane herself, and became one of the first women to learn to fly.  She broke flight records and in 1932 was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean alone.  The whole world admired her courage and daring.  Amelia Earhart disappeared while trying to set a new record flying all the way around the world at the equator, but her pioneer spirit inspired many others to follow in her path.

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A biography of the pilot who became the first woman to fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean and the first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307807830
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 2/29/2012
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 353,542
  • File size: 4 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2001

    A 9-year-old girl named Katherine who loves Amelia Earhart

    I think that you shoud read it. It is a nice book to read. It is like her diary.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2013

    Ryan

    I luv this book but i already read it in real life before!
    BUT HIGHLY RECCOMENDED!!!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2012

    Pages??

    My sis. Is doing a project...it needs to be 70 pages at least...plese leave comment responding asap! Thanks

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