Amelia Earhart has been in the news lately, as plans and a large scale project were set and then carried out to find her downed plane. The unsuccessful current event has brought new life to this remarkable woman of courage and tenacity.
and...... Here is a fantastic lesson plan to go with this book: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plan/amelia-and-eleanor-go-ride-lesson-plan
Amelia Earhart, The Legend of the Lost Aviator by Shelley Tanaka ill. by David Craig