Amelia Earhart's birthday!

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Amelia Earhart's birthday!

July 24, 1897

Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.  This Wednesday, July 24, is her 116th birthday!

Celebrate this record-setting role model with your children using the following books:
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