Amelia Earhart
Jane Moore Howe

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Narrated By: Lynne Taccogna

Duration: 1 hour and 54 minutes

What to expect

Did you know that Amelia Earhart built her own roller coaster before she was ten years old? And what do you suppose happened to her while she was exploring a spooky cave and sledding down a steep, icy hill? Find the answers and share all of Amelia Earhart’s childhood adventures in this volume of the Young Patriots Series.

Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage are showcased in common situations to which every child can relate.


Children’s / Teenage general interest: Biography and autobiography, Children’s / Teenage general interest: History and the past, Children’s / Teenage fiction: Biographical fiction, Children’s / Teenage fiction: General fiction, Children’s / Teenage general interest: Transport and vehicles

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“[A] top-notch biography.”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“What makes this chapter book especially appealing…is that the author tells real stories, not fanciful ones, about Earhart’s childhood.”


“This engaging story will entertain young readers…Highly recommended.”

Midwest Book Review

“Howe presents vignettes that shed light on the character development of a woman who became one of the most famous pilots in history…Intermediate grade readers will enjoy this book.”