When Amelia Earhart Built a Roller Coaster
by Mark Weakland (Author) and Oksana Grivina (Illustrator)
Booktalk: Amelia Earhart was one of America’s most famous aviators. But do you know what she was like as a child? From running on the river bluffs and playing football to building a roller coaster, Amelia Earhart was an active and confident child.
Snippet: Amelia loved mechanical things. Her most famous creation was a roller coaster. The track was made of boards greased with lard. The car was an empty wooden crate.
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