Amelia Lost
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
Amelia Lost
Candace Fleming
From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum—as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin's Almanac—comes the thrilling story of America's most celebrated flyer, Amelia Earhart. In alternating chapters, Fleming deftly moves readers back and forth between Amelia's life (from childhood up until her last flight) and the exhaustive search for her and her missing plane. With incredible photos, maps, and handwritten notes from Amelia herself—plus informative sidebars tackling everything from the history of flight to what Amelia liked to eat while flying (tomato soup)—this unique nonfiction title is tailor-made for middle graders.Amelia Lost received four starred reviews and Best Book of the Year accolades from School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Horn Book Magazine, the Washington Post, and the New York Times.

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  • Biography

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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In the novel Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming, Amelia's life story unfolds for all to see. Starting at her childhood and going all the way through the epic story of her disappearance. Amelia Lost also gives the inside story on her record setting flights . It not only tells the story from her point of view, but also through the eyes of her family, her instructors, friends, and her husband. Along with her life story, the story of the search for her is told.

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