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- DescriptionOne evening in April 1933, Amelia Earhart and Elear Roosevelt stole away from a White House dinner, commandeered an airplane and took off on a glorious adventure over Washington, D.C. -- while still dressed in their glamorous evening gowns! This picture book celebrates the courage and pioneering spirit of two great friends and American heroes.
- Author BiographyPam Munoz Ryan is the recipient of the NEA's Human and Civil Rights Award and the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award for multicultural literature. She has written more than thirty books which have garnered, among countless accolades, the Pura Belpre Medal, the Jane Addams Award, and the Schneider Family Award. Pam lives near San Diego. You can visit her at www.pammunozryan.com. In addition to The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick is the illustrator of the Caldecott Honor winner, The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, and The New York Times Best Illustrated Walt Whitman: Words for America, both by Barbara Kerley, as well as the Sibert Honor Winner When Marian Sang, by Pam Munoz Ryan, and numerous other celebrated picture books and novels. Brian has also worked as a set designer and a puppeteer. When he isn t traveling to promote his work all over the world, he lives in San Diego, California, and Brooklyn, New York.
- Author(s)Pam Munoz Ryan
- Date of Publication01/10/1999
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight603 g
- Width315 mm
- Height262 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Illustrator(s)Brian Selznick
- Format DetailsSewn,Paper over boards,With dust jacket
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