Our Favorite YA Books to Film Shop All YA Books to Film. Funko. Our Favorite Funko ... 20 of 194 for amelia earhart. Books close Remove . Books Shipping & Pickup ... A timeline of Amelia Earhart events. Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas to Amy Otis Earhart and Edwin Stanton Earhart, followed in 1899 by her sister Muriel. The family moved from Kansas to Iowa to Minnesota to Illinois, where Earhart graduated from high school. Home / Books For Kids — Amelia Earhart. 6 June 2017 August 19, 2019. Post navigation. Who Was Amelia Earhart? By Kate Boehm Jerome, Illustrated by David Cain Amelia Earhart was a woman of many firsts. In 1932, she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. In 1935, she became the first woman to fly across the Pacific.