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Amelia Earhart

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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for the opportunity to read and review an advanced reader's copy of this book!  I thoroughly enjoyed this one.  The story was easy to understand and the pictures helped to tell the story!  Thank you again to NetGalley and the publisher!
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All kids will love to learn about Amelia Earhart. This book features colorful pictures and a good story to intrigue new learners. I also appreciated the real life picture and brief bio included at the end. It will help children connect that Amelia is an icon in real life & not just a story.
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Very nice illustrations! The text can be a bit bigger. There could have been more mentioned about Earhart's impact on shaping gender roles.
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I love Amelia and her story. I think this book is a little too rigid in the telling of her story (it reads like a wiki article which I think is a little boring for kids) and the art style isn't my favorite. Thank you to netgalley for a free copy in exchange for an honest review
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This book is a good first look at the life of Amelia Earhart. Written in simple language that will help young children to know her life and path to adventure. Detailing her change in career it encourages us to follow our interests and to face challenges.
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This wonderful book on Amelia Earhart is the third release so far in the Inspired Inner Genius series!

The book is lovely, it is well written and I adored the illustrations.

I love the focus on the series is never to give up on your dreams and Amelia certainly is a lady who did not stop believing in her dreams.  She is an inspirational woman, she had a strong personality and a determination to succeed in what was really a male dominated career.

She had a tragic ending and we will never really know what happened to her but at least she was able to go out following her dreams again.

I like that the book gives you additional resources to consider and extra information and photographs that enable the reader to go off and find out more about this fascinating lady.

It is 5 stars from me for this one, I love reading books like this with my daughter and sharing the details of these inspirational people! Very highly recommended!!
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I thought this was a great introduction for children to Amelia Earhart one of the pioneers for women in aviation history. It tells about how she got started and then about when she disappears during a flight to never be seen again.
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Ever since I was a little girl, I loved Amelia Earhart. When she was first mentioned at school, I was so impressed by this aviator... a woman, who at a time when it was not so easy to be a woman and succeed, she succeeded after all!

It's also a sad one. here we see how Amelia grew up, we learn how she got into aviation, and what happened. Or rather, the mystery behind her disappearance. It's so tragic and sad, but her legacy remains! 

I think this is a necessary read!
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A great little book for young kids, especially girls to show them that there’s nothing they cannot do. If they have a dream, never stop believing. Beautiful illustrations bring the story to life. Wonderfully inspirational.
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Amelia Earhart is such an inspiring figure from history and her story is one we continue to draw strength from - this one is no different and will make a wonderful addition to any library.
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This is a really interesting book telling the life of Amelia Earhart with fantastic illustrations throughout.

Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for my copy.
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Amelia Earhart was an enjoyable walk through her life for children. I would have enjoyed a little more description and highlights throughout her life. The pictures were fun and I enjoyed sharing her biography with my daughter but again I would have loved just a little more detail.
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I found this book very interesting as I had never heard of Amelia before.  It was great to read about how she was a nurse's assistant in the war and then she became a celebrity after she became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic ocean solo.  She also tried to fly around the world, but her aeroplane went missing and we will never know what happened to her.  She is inspiring and her legacy will live on to show other women that they too can be strong and successful and do anything they put their minds to.  The graphics in the book were bright and colourful and the text was easy to read.  This would be a good book to have in a school library for little children to delve into.

Many thanks to the author, publisher and Net Galley for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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Amelia Earhart grew up loving being outside and she was not impressed with the first airplane she saw when she was 10. However, after that she became fascinated with flying. She began breaking boundaries in flight.

This is a well written biography of Amelia Earhart for children. The language is simple, but descriptive. 

As an educator, I would recommend this book for a school or classroom library or as a part of a unit on women’s history. 

Thank you to NetGalley and Inspired Inner Genius for the eARC in exchange for an honest review.
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First of all, the illustrations in this book are beautiful! The facts and details about Amelia Earhart were appropriately written and would be great for a mid-upper elementary school reader.
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This was a cute book that gives a simple, but informative, look into the life and history of Amelia Earhart. I think that it would be a wonderful book to add to a library for children to explore, and a great option to be read aloud to younger children. I did not like the pictures as much as I had hoped, but I appreciated the way the information was presented in a simple manner, without being over simplistic or dumbed down. I felt as though the writing was done in a way that respects that many children have language beyond their ability to read, and exposing them to more complicated language and concepts can be beneficial to their future reading skills. I already knew everything in the book about Amelia Earhart with the exception of the engagement. I did not realize that he had to propose 6 times! What a patient man! I often wonder what happened to Amelia Earhart, and how her family coped with her disappearance. It's amazing that it all happened just around 100 years ago, and the way that our world has changed since she set off on that incredible journey!
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I will use this book for my work in schools where we are building up reading spines and texts to link to the curriclum.
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Inspired Inner Genius is a publisher that believes every child is born a genius, and they are on a journey to inspire the world, one child at a time.

The third book in the series, Inspired Inner Genius features Amelia Earheart - a woman famous for the progress she made in aviation, despite her untimely demise. The publisher chose a great feminist icon to feature because it teaches young children, especially young girls, that "if you have big dreams and relentless determination, not even the sky is the limit!"
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The second book I have read of these new inspired genius series is literally gaining wings and soaring to new heights.  

Well Amelia Earhart will have that influence for all young people reading or listening to this brief history of her short life. A bright intelligent young women who followed initially more conventional paths open to her; nursing during the First World War.

One of the wonders of early flight was the progress seen during the war years. Post 1918 airplanes, aeroplanes were the great crowd puller; air stunt-flying shows and exhibitions demonstrated the thrills and manoeuvrability of these early flying machines. As a young man I remember (1965) the film “Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines”. Set in the early 1900s about air races between England and France.

Now this is where this book is such a wonderful piece of early flying history. Women, like Amelia Earhart, bucked the trend and showed that women had as many dreams and determination to succeed in aviation. The path was certainly difficult, gender roles were very fixed at this time and young Amelia achieved so much against all the odds.

What a wonderful role model; what an inspiring individual who lived fearlessly and died doing something she loved.

This book ticks so many boxes; it has a grown up biography at the end of the book and a helpful educational dictionary - explaining difficult / new words perhaps, for younger kids.

I also liked the ‘muse’ gallery of book covers where this growing series will be recorded. What I thought was missing was a reference page with books for further reading about the history of flight and Amelia Earhart.

A vast improvement on the first book I read, and bodes well for future titles released and planned to come.
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I really enjoy children's books biographies. I think they are a great way to introduce my daughter to famous people and events. We have another kid-sized biography for Amelia Earhart and I was pleasantly surprised that many facts covered in this book were new and not covered in the other. This would make an interesting companions book or stand alone to introduce your child to a strong, bold, brave female.
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