Amelia Earhart by Tanya Lee StoneI really liked this book it was very informative and I was able to learn a lot from it. This book gave me a clear picture of how Amelia lived and what she went threw as a women in aviation. This book not only shows how Earhart lived but how she changed the point of view that everyone had of women. Tanya Lee did a great job showing what it would have been like if you were Amelia. This book had so many facts and details and it is a must read. I recommend this book to people who like to read a bout women that change the world for every one and people who like strong empowering women. You will not doubt reading this book it is truly amazing.
10 Little Known Facts About Amelia Earhart (and 1 That Will Shock You)
You probably know all about Amelia Earhart and her story. Or at least, you think you do. The revolutionary female pilot became the first woman to fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean. She may also have made it all the way around the world, if her plane did not vanish over the Pacific in Recently though, Earhart made headlines again for a shocking reason.
Most of us know that Earhart went on to be the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean, after which she was awarded the United States Distinguished Flying Cross. Topics: Washington, D. All rights reserved. Washington, D. The headline and subheader tells us what you're offering , and the form header closes the deal. Over here you can explain why your offer is so great it's worth filling out a form for.
Amelia Earhart, who was born on July 24, , was a pioneer, a legend, and a mystery. To celebrate her legacy, we've uncovered 15 things you might not know about the groundbreaking aviator. In Last Flight , a collection of diary entries published posthumously, Amelia Earhart recalled feeling unmoved by "a thing of rusty wire and wood" at the Iowa State Fair in It wasn't until years later that she discovered her passion for aviation, when she worked as a nurse's aide at Toronto's Spadina Military Hospital. She and some friends would spend time at hangars and flying fields, talking to pilots and watching aerial shows. Earhart didn't actually get on a plane herself until , and even then she was just a passenger.
Amelia Earhart may be best-known for her numerous aviation records, but it is Amelia's legacy of unfaltering determination and her can-do attitude for equal treatment of women that lives on. Then, when the pilot flew her just a couple hundred feet in the air, Amelia knew she had to fly. When her team landed in Wales 21 hours later, she became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic, a record that was just one of many. Later, the pilot became the first woman and the second person to fly solo across the Atlantic. She also became the first person to fly solo across the Pacific. Then, shortly after her flight across the Pacific, Amelia became the first to fly solo from Mexico City to Newark.