By Lori Van Pelt
A intriguing new biography of America's first woman of flight.
As a tomboy becoming up in Kansas, Amelia Earhart thrilled in attempting new and dicy issues, as soon as even development a roller-coaster in her grandparents' yard. In her 20s she fell in love with flight whereas observing an aerobatics exhibition and grew much more enthralled whilst she took her first aircraft ride.
At age 24 she earned her pilot's wings and 1928 took half within the transatlantic "Friendship" flight. Her willowy construct, healthy smile, and knotted up blonde hair invited comparability to the prestigious pilot Charles Lindbergh, and "Lady Lindy" charmed the general public along with her unassuming manner.
Lori Van Pelt's Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No restrict takes readers via Earhart's occupation triumphs and tragedies. It explorers not just her accomplishments within the box of flight, but additionally her struggles within the male-dominated international of aviation.
Named to the recent York Public Library's most sensible Books for the teenager Age 2006
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