Explore the inspiring life and mysterious disappearance of an American icon with this thrilling Amelia Earhart biography from the Great Lives series.
When Amelia Earhart vanished over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 during her attempt to make the first round-the-world flight via the equator, it sparked one of the century’s greatest mysteries. Did she crash? Was she taken prisoner by the Japanese? Was she on a spying mission for the U.S government?
Amelia Earhart: Challenging the Skies is the biography of a compelling woman whose achievements spurred the growth of commercial aviation and furthered the cause of women’s rights, as well. From the first days of flight to her possible last days alive, Amelia Earhart tames the dangerous skies with a daring all her own.
Susan Sloate is the author of the novels Stealing Fire, Forward to Camelot: 50th Anniversary Edition (with Kevin Finn), and Realizing You (with Ron Doades). She has also published seventeen young-adult books across many genres.