By Lori Van Pelt
A fascinating new biography of America's first woman of flight.
As a tomboy transforming into up in Kansas, Amelia Earhart overjoyed in making an attempt new and dicy issues, as soon as even construction a roller-coaster in her grandparents' yard. In her 20s she fell in love with flight whereas gazing an aerobatics exhibition and grew much more enthralled while 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 snarled blonde hair invited comparability to the distinguished 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 top Books for the teenager Age 2006
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