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Question: Who was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean?
Answer: Amelia Earhart! First, she flew as a passenger in 1928. Then she flew solo in 1932. Although her engine caught on fire and her plane was shaking, she landed in Ireland after over 20 hours in the air.
•She worked as a nurse's aide in Canada during World War I.
•She didn't agree to marry her
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Paperback, 47 pages
Published July 8th 2002 by Barnes & Noble, Inc. (first published 2002)
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Kelly Grimes
May 09, 2015 Kelly Grimes rated it really liked it
1. Personal reaction- I really enjoyed this book because it didn’t go into full detail of Amelia’s life before she started flying. The book focused on Amelia’s life when she flew airplanes. This allowed me to not get bored right from the beginning. The book took me directly to where Amelia first was recognized by people and is known in history for her accomplishments.

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This would be a great book to read during a social studies unit on the topic of the development of airplanes. This wou
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This book tells the story of Amelia Earhart who grew up in a world where all women were supposed to act like polite young ladies but she did not agree with this way of life at all. Instead, she was risky and daring and determined to follow her dreams which was to show the world that women could do anything that men could. Amelia was a prominent figure in the women's rights movement and ended up becoming th
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