Wednesday, July 24, 2013

July 24 Birthday: Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart, aviator
July 24, 1897-July 2, 1937 (missing)

Amelia Earhart: The Legend of the Lost Aviator by Shelley Tanaka, illustrated by David Craig (Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2008)

What happened to Amelia Earhart? Though the answer still remains a mystery, this book takes readers on a journey of what is known, from her childhood love of planes to her fateful last contact with the outside world, and ends with speculation about what really happened.

Tour the Official Site of Amelia Earhart to learn more about her life, achievements and disappearance.