LOST STAR by Patricia Lauber
THE STORY OF AMELIA EARHART: with b/w photo's

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Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world.
 

About Patricia Lauber

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Patricia Lauber is the author of the Around-the-House series and more than 125 other books for young people. Her Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of St. Helens was a Newbery Honor Book. She lives with her husband and two cats, Beemer and MeToo, in New Canaan, Connecticut. John Manders uses an old master's technique of layering colored glazes over a monochromatic underpainting and does extensive research for many of his projects. He and his wife, Lisa, live with two dogs and a parrot in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
Published January 1, 1988 by scholastic 1988. 106 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Education & Reference.

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While Blythe Randolph's recent biography contains more information about Earhart, it doesn't capture ""AE"" herself as well as Lauber does here--nor do the other recent biographies.

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In this lucid and often suspenseful biography, Newbery Honor winner Lauber tries to show the factors that contributed to Earhart's destiny.

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