Picture Book of Amelia Earhart
You may know Amelia Earhart as one of history's most beloved aviators, but did you know she grew up playing football and studied automobile-engine repair? This clear and concise picture book biography with bright, colorful illustrations follows brave Amelia throughout her inspiring lifetime.
From her first plane ride, on Christmas Day in 1920, to her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1928, Amelia's life took on new purpose when she discovered her love of flying. She later became the first person to fly alone across both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and had many other adventures that brought her to places like Hawaii and Mexico. In 1937, Amelia vanished while attempting to fly around the world. Her mysterious disapperance and incredible life story have fascinated the world ever since.
These picture books give short but informative biographies about the lives of influential people. Each book describes the featured figure from birth to death, highlighting important contributions to society. A few sentences are included on each page, along with full-page illustrations. The pictures are detailed and colorful. The story-like format of these books will make the historical information appealing to children. 32 pgs, pb.