Cheryl's Reviews > Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride

Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride by Pam Muñoz Ryan
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Apr 11, 2011

it was ok
bookshelves: in-ep-library, fiction, amelia-earhart, eleanor-roosevelt, woman-history-month, pilot, review-gr
Read in April, 2011

I have mixed feelings and substantial reservations about putting this book in a classroom library.

The author labels this a fictionalized book and I appreciate that information is included in the notes. It is a charming story but several important parts are changed from fact to fiction or very suspect. Oddly enough, the truth was so interesting that I feel sad the author felt the need to embellish and remove it from non-fiction.

It misled some of the reviewers who label it non-fiction and would mislead children as well.


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