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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

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

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

O'Brien, Keith

Summary: "From NPR correspondent Keith O' Brien comes this thrilling Young Readers' edition of the untold story about pioneering women, including Amelia Earhart, who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s--and won"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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

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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Gilpin, Caroline Crosson

Summary: A biography of Amelia Earhart for young readers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2013

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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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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Moss, Marissa.

Summary: The first American woman to have received a pilot's license describes her April 1912 solo flight across the English Channel, the first such flight by any woman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Whistle 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.13 Moss

Bull, Angela

Summary: Examines the life and disappearance of the pilot who was the first woman to cross the Atlantic in a plane by herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BUL

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Pearson, P. O'Connell (Patricia O'Connell)

Summary: In the tradition of Hidden Figures, debut author Patricia Pearson offers a beautifully written account of the remarkable but often forgotten group of female fighter pilots who answered their country's call in its time of need during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 PEA

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