visión de conjunto:Reseña del editor Learn more about the legendary pilot who became the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic!You may know Amelia Earhart as one of history's most beloved aviators but did you know she grew up playing football and studied automobile-engine repair? This clear and concise picture book biography with bright colorful illustrations follows brave Amelia throughout her inspiring lifetime. From her first plane ride on Christmas Day in 1920 to her famous flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1928 Amelia's life took on new purpose when she discovered her love of flying. She later became the first person to fly alone across both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and had many other adventures that brought her to places like Hawaii and Mexico. In 1937 Amelia vanished while attempting to fly around the world. Her mysterious disapperance and incredible life story have fascinated the world ever since.This entry in Adler's well-known series includes a timeline author's note and bibliography. Repackaged paperback edition has an updated cover.For almost thirty years David Adler’s Picture Book Biography series has profiled famous people who changed the world. Colorful kid-friendly illustrations combine with Adler’s “expert mixtures of facts and personality” (Booklist) to introduce young readers to history through compelling biographies of presidents heroes inventors explorers and adventurers. These books are ideal for first and second graders interested in history or who need reliable sources for school book reports. Biografía del autor David A. Adler is the author of many popular books for children including biographies math books and Judaica. His strong interest in history and biography led to his bestselling Picture Book Biography series. He lives in New York State with his wife and family.Jeff Fisher (1955 - 2014) was a professional illustrator who made his picture book debut with A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart. He lived with his family in New York.