It’s Her Story: Amelia Earhart: A Graphic Novel
Set against the backdrop of the twentieth century in the early years of aviation, this is the story of Amelia Earhart; the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Inspiring and dynamic, Kim Moldofsky creates a narrative that includes historical information blended with insights into the different stages of Amelia Earhart’s life.
This graphic novel will be attractive to young reader, the use of comic format is engaging. The images are beautifully drawn and each comic panel brings the reader to the next time period of this wonderful journey. The colour palette of the characters creates a nice juxtaposition against the backdrop of air and water, with the insertion of relevant newspaper headlines throughout. Younger readers will find the images helpful in contextualising the story.
This book offers a different telling of the Amelia Earhart story, offering insight for the reader to see what Amelia is thinking and saying as she grows up. This is a clever and fun approach to telling this historical story.