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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV DAR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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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Cole, Jean Hascall

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Utah Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.544 COL

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

Russo, Carolyn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.1 Russo 1997

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

Arlen, Alice

Summary: "The fascinating biography of the maverick newspaperwoman, equestrian, aviatrix and intrepid adventurer Alicia Patterson, which follows her exceptional exploits through the first half of the 20th century, from her troublemaking days as the middle child of complicated parents to her successes as publisher of the Pulitzer Prize winning Newsday"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PATTERSON, ALICIA ARL

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Fleming, Candace.

9 holds on 8 copies

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

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lindbergh, Reeve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.52 LIN

Johnson, Caroline

Summary: "A fresh, unique insider's view of what it's like to be a woman aviator in today's US Navy--from pedicures to parachutes. Caroline Johnson was an unlikely aviation candidate. A tall blonde debutante from Colorado, she could have just as easily gone into fashion or filmmaking, and yet she went on to become an F/A-18 Super Hornet Weapons System Officer. She was one of the first women to fly a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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O'Brien, Keith

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "High adventure and high ideals merge when a corps of intrepid female aviators battle to take part in the hugely popular air shows of the 1920s and 1930s. Ultimately, one of our heroines would win a race that earned her the right to be called America's best pilot"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 OBR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 OBR

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 New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHULTS, TAMMIE JO SHU

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

Winters, Kathleen C.

Summary: Few people know that Anne Morrow Lindbergh was an accomplished and innovative pilot in her own right. In fact, she was one of the defining figures of American aviation, a bright and adventurous woman who helped to pioneer air routes, traveled around the world, and came to be adored by the American public. In this revealing biography, aviation historian and pilot Winters recreates the adventure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2006

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

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