Night Flight Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic by Robert Burleigh hardcover
Night Flight Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic by Robert Burleigh
“Hearts will be racing.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A work to inspire further learning.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Vivid.” —The Horn Book
A picture book biography of the first woman in flight—Amelia Earhart—by NCTE Orbis Pictus Award-winner Robert Burleigh.
Award-winning author Robert Burleigh has captured Amelia Earhart's first solo flight across the Atlantic in 1932. She was only the second person to do this – and the first woman. Rich in detail, feeling and incident this is nonfiction with edge and action, a you-are-there experience made more dramatic and real by Wendell Minor's vivid paintings.