"Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others." -Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart developed a love of flying at a very young age. What began as a simple joy became something much deeper--a commitment to open doors for all women. As Amelia built a name for herself in the field of aviation - breaking numerous records along the way - she inspired future trailblazers to soar to new heights.
With an introduction by astronaut pioneer Eileen Collins, Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean focuses on Amelia's triumphant crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in 1928. Panel by panel, it offers a glimpse of her relentless ambition and tireless will to promote women's rights. Above all, it leaves us with a sense of her deep-rooted desire to touch the sky.
By S.S. Taylor, Illustrated by Ben Towle. Published by Little Brown Book for Young Readers. Hardcover, 96 pages.