Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean

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Product Details

Price
$12.99  $12.08
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
96
Dimensions
6.6 X 9.9 X 0.5 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781368042871

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About the Author

S. S. Taylor is the author of the Expeditioners series of steampunk adventure novels for middle grade readers, with illustrations by Katherine Roy. The first book in the series, The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man's Canyon, was nominated for both the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award and the Texas Bluebonnet Award. She lives on a farm in Vermont with her husband, three kids, three cats, ten chickens, and fourteen sheep.

Ben Towle is an Eisner Award-nominated cartoonist and comics educator. Some of his other books include Oyster War, Midnight Sun, and Farewell, Georgia. Ben lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR CHARLOTTE BRONT BEFORE JANE EYRE

"Sharp-faced, sharp-tongued Charlotte shines through . . . [in] this inventive biography."--Booklist
PRAISE FOR SATCHEL PAIGE: STRIKING OUT JIM CROW

"Sturm's text poignantly conveys the quiet bitterness of his hero, and Tommaso's spare, two-tone drawings brilliantly contrast the physical beauty of the old, rural South with the savagery of its social institutions."--The New York Times Book Review
2011 YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens2010 Junior Library Guild Selection
PRAISE FOR THOREAU AT WALDEN

ALA Best Book for Young Adults
PRAISE FOR HOUDINI: THE HANDCUFF KING

* "Simply spectacular."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"An excellent choice."--School Library Journal
* "Reluctant readers, adventure fans, and those who themselves yearn for the skies will be sucked right into the immediacy here."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)
* "Like Earhart herself, this book ought to soar exuberantly into the hearts of its readers."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
PRAISE FOR HOUDINI: THE HANDCUFF KING

YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens
PRAISE FOR THOREAU AT WALDEN

* "Porcellino creates a poetic alternation of words and silences that effectively draws the reader into Thoreau's point of view."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
* "A fresh view."--Booklist (starred review)
PRAISE FOR ANNIE SULLIVAN AND THE TRIALS OF HELEN KELLER

* "Brilliantly conceived and executed. . . . Rarely is [this story] presented in such a breathtaking, original, and empathetic fashion."--Booklist (starred review)