Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit Lori Van Pelt

Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit

Author: Lori Van Pelt
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Book Title
Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit
Author
Lori Van Pelt
ISBN
9780765324832
A exciting new biography of America's first lady of flight. As a tomboy growing up in Kansas, Amelia Earhart delighted in trying new and risky things, once even building a roller-coaster in her grandparents' backyard. In her 20s she fell in love with flight while watching an aerobatics exhibition and grew even more enthralled when she took her first airplane ride. At age 24 she earned her pilot's wings and 1928 took part in the transatlantic Friendship flight. Her willowy build, wholesome smile, and tousled blonde hair invited comparison to the celebrated pilot Charles Lindbergh, and Lady Lindy charmed the public with her unassuming manner. Lori Van Pelt's Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit takes readers through Earhart's career triumphs and tragedies. It explorers not only her accomplishments in the field of flight, but also her struggles in the male-dominated world of aviation. Named to the New York Public Library's Best Books for the Teen Age 2006Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Lori Van PeltPublisher: St. Martin's PressPublished: 09/01/2009ISBN: 9780765324832Pages: 240Weight: 0.55lbsSize: 8.00h x 5.10w x 0.70dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 105196 / Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No LimitReading Level: 9.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 9

A exciting new biography of America's first lady of flight.

As a tomboy growing up in Kansas, Amelia Earhart delighted in trying new and risky things, once even building a roller-coaster in her grandparents' backyard. In her 20s she fell in love with flight while watching an aerobatics exhibition and grew even more enthralled when she took her first airplane ride.

At age 24 she earned her pilot's wings and 1928 took part in the transatlantic Friendship flight. Her willowy build, wholesome smile, and tousled blonde hair invited comparison to the celebrated pilot Charles Lindbergh, and Lady Lindy charmed the public with her unassuming manner.

Lori Van Pelt's Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit takes readers through Earhart's career triumphs and tragedies. It explorers not only her accomplishments in the field of flight, but also her struggles in the male-dominated world of aviation.

Named to the New York Public Library's Best Books for the Teen Age 2006

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Lori Van Pelt
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Published: 09/01/2009
ISBN: 9780765324832
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.10w x 0.70d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 105196 / Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit
Reading Level: 9.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 9

A exciting new biography of America's first lady of flight.

As a tomboy growing up in Kansas, Amelia Earhart delighted in trying new and risky things, once even building a roller-coaster in her grandparents' backyard. In her 20s she fell in love with flight while watching an aerobatics exhibition and grew even more enthralled when she took her first airplane ride.

At age 24 she earned her pilot's wings and 1928 took part in the transatlantic Friendship flight. Her willowy build, wholesome smile, and tousled blonde hair invited comparison to the celebrated pilot Charles Lindbergh, and Lady Lindy charmed the public with her unassuming manner.

Lori Van Pelt's Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit takes readers through Earhart's career triumphs and tragedies. It explorers not only her accomplishments in the field of flight, but also her struggles in the male-dominated world of aviation.

Named to the New York Public Library's Best Books for the Teen Age 2006

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Lori Van Pelt
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Published: 09/01/2009
ISBN: 9780765324832
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.10w x 0.70d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 105196 / Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit
Reading Level: 9.6 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 9