A video presentation, Amelia Earhart: A First Person Portrayal by Leslie Goddard, is available on our YouTube channel this month, from June 1 to June 28 at 6 pm.
Learn about Amelia’s experiences learning to fly, what inspired her adventurous spirit, and why she set off for her 1937 flight around the world. Sponsored by the Friends of the Westmont Public Library.
After you’ve enjoyed the presentation, check out some of these other resources available with your library card.
Amelia Earhart by W.C. Jameson
This is a well-researched biography of the life and disappearance of Amelia Earhart looking at her fate of her airplane crash in 1937.
I Was Amelia Earhart by Jane Mendelsohn
Available as an eAudiobook, this is an imagined novel that takes place after Amelia’s plane disappears off the coast of New Guinea. She tells us about her early life, marriage, and the flight itself with her navigator, Fred Noonan.
East to the Dawn by Susan Butler
Give this eAudiobook a listen to experience Amelia’s life as more than just a pilot. Hear about her work as an educator, a social worker, a lecturer, a businesswoman, and a fierce promoter of women’s rights.
The Fun of It by Amelia Earhart
Written by Amelia herself, this is an autobiography from the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. Read about her life as a youth, her early encounters in flying, and her career as a feminine pioneer in aviation.
Amelia Earhart by Mike Roussel
In this eBook, the author takes a look at the life and experiences of Amelia along with exploring the investigations and theories that surround her mysterious disappearance.
The Lost Flight of Amelia Earhart by Carol Linn Dow
Carol Linn Dow spent years researching the loss of Amelia Earhart. Read this for a story behind the story of what really may have happened.
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