Amelia Earhart: A Life in Flight (Sterling Biographies Series)

Amelia Earhart: A Life in Flight (Sterling Biographies Series)

by Victoria Garrett Jones

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402751578
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 02/03/2009
Series: Sterling Biographies Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 665,870
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Woman of Courage 1

Chapter 1 Kansas Roots 2

Chapter 2 Walking Alone 10

Chapter 3 Finding Her Wings 18

Chapter 4 A Solo Flyer 29

Chapter 5 A Daring Adventure 37

Chapter 6 Flight of the Friendship 46

Chapter 7 Admired and Adored 56

Chapter 8 Marriage and More 66

Chapter 9 Atlantic Solo 74

Chapter 10 Record Setter 83

Chapter 11 Final Challenge 94

Chapter 12 Almost 101

Chapter 13 Lost, but Not Forgotten 112

Glossary 118

Bibliography 119

Source Notes 119

Image Credits 122

About the Author 122

Index 123

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Amelia Earhart: A Life in Flight (Sterling Biographies Series) 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
erineell on LibraryThing 18 days ago
Amelia Earhart: A Life in Flight by Victoria Garret Jones outlines the life of Amelia Earhart and her contributions to aviation. As a complete biography in the Sterling Biographies Series, this book is user-friendly and research-based. It is packed with a variety of images and documents that help the reader build an understanding of the era and accomplishments of Amelia Earhart. Jones¿ choice of chapter division and portrayal of Amelia, including her hardships and success, attribute to Earhart¿s historical signifance and appeal. The overall layout (an event timeline, a glossary, source notes, a bibliography, photo credits and index) adds to the authenticity of the information. Moreover, the themes of risk, adventure, goals, and exploration are relatable and universal. Sterline Biographies- Amelia Earhart: A Life in Flight is a good resource and introduction on the life of Amelia Earhart.Age-Appropriate: 12 to 15 years-oldNot to lengthy and with a lower readability, this book could also be used with struggling readers in high school.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book. Found good details about Amelia Earharts life and her adventures into aviation.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago