Amelia Earhart

by Ole from Nanjing

Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price

Born on July 24, 1897, in Atchison, Kansas, U.S.A, Amelia Earhart was the first women who flew over the Arctic.

When she was a kid she wanted to be a pilot. When she was 7 or 8 she loved science. Her dad brought her to a park with a roller coaster. She loved it so she made her own. The first try it end up with boom crash, I mean like it broke. But then she tried it again. Then it worked out fine.

She went out of high school when she was 18. When she was 23 years old she asked her dad if she could have flying lessons. When she stopped doing flying lessons she bought a brand new yellow plane. After she flew over the Arctic she opened a flying school for women. When she flew over the Arctic she showed that women could also do jobs like men. Her fame went all around the world. Amelia Earhart wrote two journals about her experience in flying. She was famous but she wanted to be even more famous. So she wanted to fly over the world, but she never came back. The Navy and helicopters tried to search for her plane, but nobody ever found the plane. She went missing in Howland Island.

This person is a good role model for me because she is a risk taker and I am too. I can be a risk taker then I would be like her and like science.

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By Anita Ganeri Illustrated By Liz copyright Belitha Press limited 1999

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