By Lori Van Pelt
A fascinating new biography of America's first girl of flight.
As a tomboy growing to be up in Kansas, Amelia Earhart thrilled in making an attempt new and dicy issues, as soon as even development a roller-coaster in her grandparents' yard. In her 20s she fell in love with flight whereas observing an aerobatics exhibition and grew much more enthralled while she took her first plane ride.
At age 24 she earned her pilot's wings and 1928 took half within the transatlantic "Friendship" flight. Her willowy construct, healthy smile, and snarled blonde hair invited comparability to the prestigious pilot Charles Lindbergh, and "Lady Lindy" charmed the general public along with her unassuming manner.
Lori Van Pelt's Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No restrict takes readers via Earhart's occupation triumphs and tragedies. It explorers not just her accomplishments within the box of flight, but in addition her struggles within the male-dominated global of aviation.
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Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit (American Heroes) by Lori Van Pelt