Amelia Earhart became the first woman pilot to fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean in an airplane—and she broke many other flight records before her mysterious disappearance. Before she made history and changed the world for pilots everywhere, Amelia was an adventure-loving kid who wasn’t afraid to be different. She worked hard and learned how to fly airplanes at a time when many people didn’t think women should be pilots. Explore how Amelia Earhart went from being a young girl growing up in Kansas to an American hero and a celebrated pioneer of flight.
The Story of Amelia Earhart includes:
- Lasting change—Learn about how Amelia Earhart made the world a better place for future generations of pilots.
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How will Amelia’s hard work and love of adventure inspire you?
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 A Daredevil Is Born 1
Chapter 2 The Early Years 7
Chapter 3 America's Super Girl 14
Chapter 4 Overnight Stardom 21
Chapter 5 Amelia Rising 27
Chapter 6 Amelia Across the Atlantic 34
Chapter 7 Mysterious Disappearance 41
Chapter 8 So…Who Was Amelia Earhart? 48