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Amelia Earhart: Challenging the Skies Great Lives Series

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The Great Lives Series

Witness history in the making as you turn the pages of time and discover the fascinating lives of famous explorers, leaders of 20th century politics and government, andgreat Americans.

Amelia Earhart

Challenging the Skies

When Amelia Earhart vanished over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 during her attempt to make the firstround-the-world flight via the equator, it sparked one of the century's greatest mysteries. Did she crash? Was she taken prisoner by the Japanese? Was she on a spying mission for the U.S government? Is she alivetoday?

The First Woman To Fly Across the Atlantic

Amelia Earhart: Challenging the Skies is the story of a compelling woman whose achievements spurred the growth of commercial aviationand furthered the cause of women's rights, as well. Accompany Amelia into the dangerous skies of the first days of flight and watch as she tames them with a daring all her own

The Great Lives Series hasbeen developed under the auspices of Dr. Frank Moretti, Ph.D., Associate Headmaster of The Dalton School in New York City; Dr. Paul Mattingly, Ph.D., Professor of History at New York University; and Barbara Smith, M.S., Assistant Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Synopsis:

Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307775856
Subtitle:
Challenging the Skies
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Author:
Sloate, Susan
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Scientists - General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Women
Subject:
Science : Physics - Astrophysics
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19900103
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
128

Related Subjects

Biography » General
Biography » Science and Technology
Biography » Women
Children's » History » Women in History
Children's » Nonfiction » Biographies
Children's » Transportation » Airplanes
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Astrophysics

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