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Who Was Amelia Earhart?

Who Was Amelia Earhart?

Series: Who Was--?
by Kate Boehm Jerome Illustrated by David Cain

Amelia Earhart was a woman of many "firsts." In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1935, she also became the first woman to fly across the Pacific. From her early years to her mysterious 1937 disappearance while attempting a flight around the world, readers will find Amelia Earhart's life a fascinating story.

Series Information

With straightforward language and illustrations on nearly every page, the Who Was...? series invites kids to explore history by learning about key figures from politics, sports, music, literature, and more. Each book tells the story of a person's life and major accomplishments, and discusses the historic events that shaped his or her world. The books also include timelines, bibliographies, and suggestions for further research.
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Guided Reading
Grosset & Dunlap
Number of Pages
Biography and Autobiography, Informational Text

About the Author and Illustrator

Kate Boehm Jerome Kate Boehm Jerome is an author of children's books.
David Cain

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