Put on your detective hat and uncover the facts and myths about the disappearance of Amelia Earhart. Topics discussed include Earhart's childhood, the early days of flight, Earhart's flight training, details of her round-the-world journey attempt with navigator Fred Noonan, the search for Earhart and Noonan, and theories behind the disappearance. Features include a Tools and Clues section that highlights research tools, technology, and investigative methods, a timeline, a glossary, selected bibliography, further readings, places to visit, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.