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Gilpin, Caroline Crosson

Summary: A biography of Amelia Earhart for young readers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 EAR

Summary: In the 1930s, most girls were happy playing with dolls. But Betty Skelton liked playing with airplanes. When Betty was young there weren₂t many women flying airplanes or racing cars, but she wouldn₂t let that stop her. She was always ready to take on a challenge. Betty rode motorcycles, raced cars, jumped out of planes, and flew jets, helicopters, gliders, and blimps. And by the time she was an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Jameson, W. C.

Summary: This "is a biography of the life--and disappearance--of Amelia Earhart, the pioneering aviator who was the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic in 1928. But did Amelia's plane really crash and sink in 1937, or was her fate entirely different"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EARHART, AMELIA JAM

Alexander, Carol

Summary: Meet Bessie Coleman. She was the first African-American woman to earn her international pilots license. And she did so against great odds. No one in America was willing to teach a black woman to fly. Still, Bessie never gave up on her dream of becoming a world-famous aviator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB COLEMAN ALE

Fleming, Candace

Summary: "A riveting biography of one of America's most celebrated heroes, and most complicated, troubled men, Charles Lindbergh"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 LIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA B LINDBERG FLE

Mara, Wil.

Summary: Introduces to readers the life and legacy of the first female air pilot who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 while on a flight around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

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Wels, Susan.

Summary: Profiles the life of Amelia Earhart, including her historic career as a pilot and the latest information on her disappearance while flying over the Pacific in 1937.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press 2009

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Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos)

Summary: Chronicles the life and career of the noted aviator, with an emphasis on how her pioneering work in aviation opened the skies to women, and discusses her mysterious disappearance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 EAR

McCarthy, Meghan.

Summary: A picture book introduction to the life of the mid-twentieth-century aviation and auto racing pioneer describes her fascination with vehicles during childhood and the daring achievements that earned her the title, "First Lady of Firsts."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J629.13 MCC

Pflueger, Lynda.

Summary: A biography of Amelia Earhart who, four years after becoming the first woman passenger to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, became the first woman pilot to do so, as well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Ear

Sanchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (Mar©Ưa Isabel)

Summary: An introduction to the life and achievements of the famed American pilot describes her childhood ambitions to fly and the daring trip around the world during which she disappeared.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 EAR

Bissonette, Aimée M.

Summary: "This book retells the story of the 1964 air race between Americans Geraldine Mock and Joan Merriam Smith, the first two women to fly around the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 BIS

Fleming, Candace.

Summary: Tells the story of Amelia Earhart's life--as a child, a woman, and a pilot--and describes the search for her missing plane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 EAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB EARHART FLE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 Ear

Tanaka, Shelley.

Summary: Ever since Amelia Earhart and her plane disappeared on July 2, 1937, people have wanted to know more about this remarkable woman. Amelia Earhart follows the charismatic aviator from her first sight of an airplane at the age of ten to the last radio transmission she made before she vanished. Illustrated with original artworks, contemporary photographs, quotes, and details, this is a great...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.1309 TAN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 EAR

Shults, Tammie

Summary: Nerves of Steel is the captivating true story of Tammie Jo Shults's remarkable life--from growing up the daughter of a humble rancher, to breaking through gender barriers as one of the Navy's first female F/A-18 Hornet pilots, to safely landing the severely crippled Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 and helping save the lives of 148 people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHULTS, TAMMIE JO SHU

Teitel, Amy Shira

Summary: "The mostly-unknown tale of Jackie Cochran and Jerrie Cobb--two accomplished aviatrixes, one generation apart, who each dreamed of being the first woman in space, but along the way battled their egos, their expectations, and ultimately the patriarchal society that stood between them and the stars"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Wearing, Judy.

Summary: Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weigl Publishers 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 EAR

Lakin, Patricia

Summary: Profiles Amelia Earhart, who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and who disappeared during her attempt to become the first woman to fly around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE LAK

Van Pelt, Lori

Summary: Documents the renowned female aviator's attainment of her pilot's license in her early twenties, her famous Atlantic crossings, her record-setting two-decade career, her tragic disappearance in 1937, and the theories surrounding her fate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EARHART, AMELIA VAN

Groom, Winston

Summary: Groom has written the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great age of flight: Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle. These cleverly interwoven tales of their heart-stopping adventures take us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and beyond.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Groom, Winston

Summary: Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle were heroes of the aviation age. These cleverly interwoven tales of their heart-stopping adventures take us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and beyond. Doolittle, a brilliant aviation innovator, led the Tokyo Raid to retaliate for Pearl Harbor; Lindbergh, hero of the first solo flight across the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629.13 Groom 2013

Landdeck, Katherine Sharp

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "The thrilling true story of the daring female aviators who helped the United States win World War II-only to be forgotten by the country they served When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Cornelia Fort was already in the air. At twenty-two, Fort had escaped Nashville's debutante scene for a fresh start as a flight instructor in Hawaii. She and her student were in the middle...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Hertog, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINDBERGH, ANNE MORROW HER

Black, Dale.

Summary: "Dale Black tells how he survived a plane crash at age nineteen, his near-death experience of heaven, and how his life dramatically changed as a result of this event forty years ago"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLACK, DALE BLA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Black 2010

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