Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart
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Annotation: Profiles, in graphic novel format, the life of Amelia Earhart, the first female aviator to make solo flights across the country and the Atlantic Ocean.
Catalog Number: #600021797
Format: Ebook
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Special Formats: Graphic Novel Graphic Novel Ebook USL Ebook Ebook USL Ebook Unlimited School License Downloadable Downloadable
Publisher: Magic Wagon
Copyright Date: 2009
Edition Date: c2009
Illustrator: Dunn, Ben,
Pages: 32 p.
Territory: North America
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-616-41207-0
ISBN 13: 978-1-616-41207-4
Dewey: 921
Language: English
Reviews:
Horn Book
Presented in comic-book format in hopes of attracting reluctant readers, these biographies provide little more than an illustrated timeline of events in the subjects' lives. Missing details regarding motivations behind their actions and only vague references to historical context leave giant holes in these biographies. Reading list, timeline. Glos., ind.
School Library Journal
DUNN, Joeming Cesar Chavez illus. by Rod Espinosa. ISBN 978-1-60270-172-4 LC 2007051501. DUNN, Joeming Clara Barton illus. by Rod Espinosa. ISBN 978-1-60270-170-0 LC 2007051495. ea vol: 32p. (Bio-Graphics Series). chron. further reading. glossary. index. Web sites. CIP. ABDO/Magic Wagon/Graphic Planet 2008. PLB $18.95. Gr 35 These biographies fail to spark interest in the lives of the absorbing and exciting people they illustrate. The characters interact stiffly on the pages and are bland and lifeless. The graphics are flat and show little movement, action, or vibrant color. The texts give the basic facts, but the dialogue and art do little to enliven the stories. Children will learn to appreciate these figures from many better sources. Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Kearns Library, UT
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Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 30) and index.
Word Count: 1,182
Reading Level: 4.2
Interest Level: 3-6
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 4.2 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 124283 / grade: Lower Grades
Lexile: GN690L

Graphic novels aren't just for superheroes! Amelia Earhart has been plucked from history books and her life and accomplishments have been depicted in an informative nonfiction graphic novel. The subject's birth, childhood, education, achievements, and disappearance have been skillfully told with detailed art. Further reading lists, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles useful in classroom discussion. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Publishing Group. Grades 3-6.


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