Tanaka, Shelley. 2008. Amelia Earhart: The Legend of the Lost Aviator. Ill. by David Craig. New York: Abrams Books.
This biography of Amelia Earhart is the winner of the 2009 Orbis Pictus Award, the award given for "outstanding non-fiction for children" by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).
Amelia Earhart: The Legend of the Lost Aviator contains references, resources, websites, abundant and captioned photographs, an index, and full-page, lifelike, painted illustrations. The small print allows this illustrated biography to contain a wealth of information in an attractive format. A perfect choice for middle-schoolers.