Amelia Earhart (National Geographic Readers Series)

Amelia Earhart (National Geographic Readers Series)

by Caroline Gilpin

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Overview

Amelia Earhart is one of the first of many National Geographic Readers that highlight important historical figures. This Level 1 Reader brings an understanding of Amelia Earhart's historical significance to a whole new audience. Young readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy of this pioneering pilot and adventurer, whose disappearance over the Pacific in 1937 has intrigued audiences for decades (Level 1).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426313509
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 08/06/2013
Series: National Geographic Readers Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 213,562
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 530L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 6 Years

About the Author

CAROLINE GILPIN has been a writer, editor, and teacher for 25 years. She is currently a newspaper education editor and freelance writer, as well as a writing coach. She received her bachelor's degree in English from Connecticut College and obtained a master's degree in journalism from Temple University. She currently lives in Scarsdale, New York, with her three children and their dog, Maggie.

Table of Contents

Who Was Amelia Earhart? 4

Growing Up 6

A Love of Flying 10

In Her Time 12

Setting Records 14

Becoming Famous 16

An American Hero 20

6 Fun Facts About Amelia 22

Around the Globe 24

The Last Flight 26

What in the World? 30

Glossary 32

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