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Published by Abdo & Daughters. in Edina, Minn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937.,
  • Women air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Air pilots.,
  • Women -- Biography.

Book details:

About the Edition

Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 61) and index.

Statementby Jill C. Wheeler.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesA & D biographies, Breaking barriers
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL540.E3 W44 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL361716M
ISBN 101577653181
LC Control Number98021868
OCLC/WorldCa39261857

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