In 1937, Amelia Earhart vanished while trying to become the first woman to fly around the globe. Today, experts search for clues to what happened— but Earhart's legacy as a pioneering woman pilot is greater than the mystery surrounding her disappearance.
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.
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Play and make paper aeroplanes, learn about balloon power and how to make your own helicopter. Design a flying machine and discover the history of those who dared to fly. Plus much more in this 6 activity topic.
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