- The first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean
- The first woman to fly across the Pacific Ocean
- A courageous pilot who disappeared mysteriously during an around-the-world flight in 1937
Amelia Earhart was a woman of many 'firsts.' In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1935, she also became the first woman to fly across the Pacific. From her early years to her mysterious 1937 disappearance while attempting a flight around the world, readers will find Amelia Earhart's life a fascinating story.