Amelia Earhart : Young Air Pioneer

Jane Moore Howe

Lynne Taccogna (Narrator)

01-01-06

1hrs 54min

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Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography

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01-01-06

1hrs 54min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography

Description

“[A] top-notch biography.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Book

Did you know that Amelia Earhart built her own roller coaster before she was ten years old? And what do you suppose happened to her while she was exploring a spooky cave and sledding down a steep, icy hill? Find the answers and share all of Amelia Earhart’s childhood adventures in this volume of the Young Patriots Series.

Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage are showcased in common situations to which every child can relate.

Praise

“[A] top-notch biography.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“What makes this chapter book especially appealing…is that the author tells real stories, not fanciful ones, about Earhart’s childhood.” ForeWord 

“This engaging story will entertain young readers…Highly recommended.” Midwest Book Review

“Howe presents vignettes that shed light on the character development of a woman who became one of the most famous pilots in history…Intermediate grade readers will enjoy this book.” Dr. Nancy Steffel, assistant professor in teacher education, University of Indianapolis

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Language English
Release Day Dec 31, 2005
Release Date January 1, 2006
Series Display String The Young Patriots Series
Release Date Machine 1136073600
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Provider Blackstone Publishing
Categories Children's Books, Biographies, Children/YA, Children 8-12
Author Bio
Jane Moore Howe

Jane Moore Howe is a former journalist and columnist for the Indianapolis Starnewspaper. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Narrator Bio

Overview

Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Book

Did you know that Amelia Earhart built her own roller coaster before she was ten years old? And what do you suppose happened to her while she was exploring a spooky cave and sledding down a steep, icy hill? Find the answers and share all of Amelia Earhart’s childhood adventures in this volume of the Young Patriots Series.

Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage are showcased in common situations to which every child can relate.

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