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Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart
     

Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart

by Patricia Lauber
 

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Newbery Honor winner Lauber tells the compelling life story of the pioneer aviatrix. PW praised this ``lucid and often suspenseful biography'' for its ``effortless and memorable portrayal of a genuine American heroine.'' Ages 9-12. (Jan.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780590411592
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1990
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
248,427
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 7.46(h) x 0.32(d)
Lexile:
870L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Pat Lauber has lived in southwestern Connecticut almost all her life; her family moved there just a few years after her birth in 1924. Growing up, she loved to read and also to write her own stories. After graduating from Wellesley College, where she majored in English, she began working in publishing for Scholastic. It was at Scholastic that she was encouraged to write down stories about her dog Clarence, which eventually evolved into her first book Clarence the TV Dog. Since then she has written more than 100 books for children, mostly nonfiction and has continued freelance writing and editing for several publications. She currently resides in Connecticut.

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