About the BookIn this volume of the Childhood of Famous Americans series, young readers can learn about the early influences that shaped Amelia Earhart's extraordinary life and the remarkable woman she became.
Book SynopsisUsing simple language that beginning readers can understand, this lively, inspiring, and believable biography looks at the childhood of Amelia Earhart. Illustrated throughout.
About the AuthorBeatrice Gormley has written a number of books for young readers, including several titles in the History's All-Stars series, as well as biographies of Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Laura Bush, and John McCain. She lives in Westport, Massachusetts. Meryl Henderson is a graduate of Syracuse University. In 1974, she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of fine arts degree. For over forty years, she has been working as a freelance illustrator, specializing in artwork for children. She has illustrated more than a hundred books and has contributed illustrations to countless magazines and educational books. She currently lives in Catskill, New York.