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Amelia Earhart (Rookie Biography)

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Introduce children to the lives and achievements of pioneering men and women from diverse cultures, eras, and fields with Rookie Biographies TM, the new series that helps emergent readers get to know the people who shaped our world!You've heard about America's Wild West pioneers. Now read about a pilot from the 1920s and '30s whose bravery and daring made her a pioneer -- ...more
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Published March 1st 2003 by Children's Press(CT) (first published 2002)
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Melissa
Wil Mara's biographies are excellent read-alouds or read-alones for emergent readers as an introduction to the biography genre. Concise, large font text with only one-two sentences per page accompany photographs and lend a narrative feel, and the small size is perfect for little hands. In this book, a map is included detailing Amelia's around-the-world attempt.

While reading aloud we compared and contrasted daily life for girls, careers for women, and technology today with 100 years ago. We pull
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Emelia
Introducing my Grandchildren to Biographies of famous people. Eva and Ollie loved the information and the fun facts.
Beverly Kennett
Large print, good for 1st & 2nd grade. Real photographs add to the informational text.Includes a world map of her flight.
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Wil Mara has been publishing books for the last 25 years. He began with nonfiction for school libraries, moved into children's fiction by ghostwriting five of the popular ‘Boxcar Children Mysteries,' then into adult fiction with his 2005 disaster thriller, Wave, which won the New Jersey Notable Book Award. The next disaster novel, The Gemini Virus, was released in October 2012 to rave reviews by c ...more
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