Amelia Earhart: Courage in the Sky

Amelia Earhart: Courage in the Sky

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by Mona Kerby

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Follows the life if the pilot who was the first woman to cross the Atlantic by herself in a plane. See more details below


Follows the life if the pilot who was the first woman to cross the Atlantic by herself in a plane.

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School Library Journal
Gr 3-6-- An adequate biography of the famous aviator, marred by Kerby's odd evaluation of significant events in Earhart's early life and her dismissive description of Earhart's attitude towards marriage as ``strange.'' Full-page black-and-white drawings of unexceptional quality illustrate the text. Chadwick's Amelia Earhart (Lerner, 1987) covers the same material in a crisp, objective manner and includes photos and a map of Earhart's around-the-world flight. Lauber's Lost Star (Scholastic, 1988), for grades 5-8, is even better, as it is well written; thorough; and has an index, bibliography, photos, and maps. Brown's Amelia Earhart Takes Off (Whitman, 1985) is average but uninspiring. --Ann W. Moore, formerly at Lane Road Library, Columbus, OH

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Women of Our Time Series

Meet the Author

Mona Kerby ( has been a Kindergarten teacher, school librarian, professor, and the coordinator of the graduate School Library Media Program at McDaniel College. She has published a variety of books which have been nominated to several state reading award lists.
Eileen McKeating is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Eileen McKeating include The Story of Annie Sullivan: Helen Keller's TeacherFamous LivesAmelia Earhart: Courage in the Sky, and Fifteenth Peanut Butter Sandwich.

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