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Amelia Earhart, heroine of the skies

Author: Shannon Garst; E Joseph Dreany
Publisher: New York : Julian Messner, [1947] ©1947
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the aviatrix who, as an adolescent, chose to be an individualist; as a flier, was both the first woman to fly the Atlantic alone and the first to cross the United States alone; and, as a practical scientist, was interested in the effects of flight on the human mind and body.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
barn- och ungdomslitteratur
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Garst, Shannon, 1899-1981.
Amelia Earhart, heroine of the skies.
New York, J. Messner [1947]
(OCoLC)655226376
Named Person: Amelia Earhart; Amelia Earhart; Amelia Earhart
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shannon Garst; E Joseph Dreany
OCLC Number: 13665487
Description: xiii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: "The girl in brown who walks alone" --
Childhood adventures --
Everything was fun --
Gates ajar to new worlds --
Up in the air --
Sprouting wings --
At Denison House --
Prelude to adventure --
Hooray for adventure! --
She woke up famous --
Vagabond of the air --
Career woman --
First aurogiro flight --
Lone Atlantic flight --
Honor galore --
Two first ladies adventure it --
A person of strong views --
An eventful year --
Friends and incidents --
New worlds to conquer! --
Off to the great adventure --
A setback and a fresh start --
Strange worlds.
Responsibility: by Shannon Garst, illustrated by E. Joseph Dreany.

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A biography of the aviatrix who, as an adolescent, chose to be an individualist; as a flier, was both the first woman to fly the Atlantic alone and the first to cross the United States alone; and, as a practical scientist, was interested in the effects of flight on the human mind and body.

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