Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean Receives Praise
Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean, by Sarah Stewart Taylor and Ben Towle, was included in two prestigious best-of lists.
This Broad Ocean was selected by The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) for their 2011 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list. This list includes 63 titles recommended for readers ages 12-18. This Broad Ocean meet ALA’s criteria, being both good quality literature and an appealing read for teens.
It was also included in the 2011 Amelia Bloomer List, an annual list of the best feminist books for young readers. The Amelia Bloomer Project promotes books that “encourage girls and young women to love themselves for who they are, overcoming issues of body image to create new cultural contexts that honor the beauty of all girls and women”.
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Earhart flies again, graphically speaking
Vermont author pens graphic novel about famed female flier
by Dan Barlow
MONTPELIER – When Sarah Stewart Taylor was asked to choose a woman to profile for the latest graphic novel by Vermont’s cartoon college, there was easily one name that quickly rose to the top of the list.
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Amelia Earhart Returns to White River Junction
|February 19, 2010|
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For Immediate Release
Announcing the arrival of a graphic novel celebrating an American icon
White River Junction, Vermont – Seventy-five years ago, Amelia Earhart visited Vermont for the first time, her plane touching down at the airport just minutes from where The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) campus now resides. Earhart is returning to White River Junction, this time as the star of the fourth of a five book graphic novel series by CCS featuring the lives of remarkable Americans.
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Tags: Amelia Earhart, Ben Towle, CCS, Disney, Graphic Novel, Hyperion, Sarah Stewart Taylor, The Center for Cartoon Studies, White River Junction