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The Other Amelia
The Other Amelia ›
By James W. Ure

Cloth, PDF, Mobipocket, EPUB

Estimated Release Date Jul 2017

Seized by the Sun introduces teens to the remarkable life of Gertrude "Tommy" Tompkins, who overcame many challenges to find her passion in flying. She became one of 126 elite women chosen to pilot World War II fighter planes for the Women's Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs). Her dissappearance remains a mystery and no crash site was ever found. The result of sixteen years of research and interviews, Seized by the Sun is an invaluable addition to any student's or history buff's bookshelf.

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Women of Action

Women of Action is a lively, accessible biography series that introduces readers ages 12 through adult to women and girls of courage and conviction throughout the ages. From famous names to those lost to history, from women of the past to those actively breaking new ground today, these dramatic and adventurous rebels and dreamers who built, led, flew, marched, rode, invented, discovered, worked, fought, agitated, and changed our world. Each book includes photographs, source notes, a bibliography, and other resources. Many featuring living women are based on extensive original interviews. A treasure trove of primary source and research material, the Women of Action series is an invaluable addition to any student or history buff's bookshelf.