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Nov
02
2009

Amelia Reviewed in Publishers Weekly

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Publishers Weekly has a very early review of Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean in today’s children’s book review section:

Rather than rushing past the highlights of Earhart’s career, this quietly moving book approaches her life through the admiring curiosity of a girl who also aspires to escape traditional boundaries. Young Grace has grown up in Trepassey, Newfoundland, the nearest point in North America from which a plane can take off to fly to Europe; it’s also a seacoast community familiar with shipwrecks and other evidence of how coldly indifferent nature can be. In June of 1928, tweener Grace, the dubious townspeople and a mob of impatient newsmen wait for Earhart to finally get her plane in the air for a transatlantic flight… [ more… ]

1 comment

  1. Ben Cohen says:

    nice news

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