Amelia Earhart: Young Air Pioneer Audiobook, by Jane Moore Howe Play Audiobook Sample

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Author: Jane Moore Howe Narrator: Lynne Taccogna Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Audio Length: Series:The Young Patriots Series Release Date: May 2010 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781481539470

Publisher Description

Did you know that Amelia Earhart built her own roller coaster before she was ten years old? And what do you suppose happened to her while she was exploring a spooky cave and sledding down a steep, icy hill? Find the answers and share all of Amelia Earhart’s childhood adventures in this volume of the Young Patriots Series.

Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage are showcased in common situations to which every child can relate.

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Quotes

  • “[A] top-notch biography.”

    - Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • “What makes this chapter book especially appealing…is that the author tells real stories, not fanciful ones, about Earhart’s childhood.”

    - ForeWord 
  • “This engaging story will entertain young readers…Highly recommended.”

    - Midwest Book Review
  • “Howe presents vignettes that shed light on the character development of a woman who became one of the most famous pilots in history…Intermediate grade readers will enjoy this book.”

    - Dr. Nancy Steffel, assistant professor in teacher education, University of Indianapolis

Awards

  • Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Book

Customer Reviews

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  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This story allows the reader to follow her as she breaks down barriers for women from an early age. It shows her have lots of fun with her sister and their friends. "

    - Christie, 12/2/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I read practically every book in this series at my library but I owned this one and it was my favorite. I was fortunate to meet Amelia's sister when I was 11 but too shy to ask her any questions. "

    - CLM, 1/22/2012
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This story allows the reader to follow her as she breaks down barriers for women from an early age. It shows her have lots of fun with her sister and their friends. "

    - Christie, 11/24/2010
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I read practically every book in this series at my library but I owned this one and it was my favorite. I was fortunate to meet Amelia's sister when I was 11 but too shy to ask her any questions. "

    - CLM, 11/13/2009

About the Author

Jane Moore Howe is a former journalist and columnist for the Indianapolis Starnewspaper. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.