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The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh

The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh

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Discover the dark side of Charles Lindbergh--one of America's most celebrated heroes and complicated men--in this riveting biography from the acclaimed author of The Family Romanov.

First human to cross the Atlantic via airplane; one of the first American media sensations; Nazi sympathizer and anti-Semite; loner whose baby was kidnapped and murdered; champion of Eugenics, the science of improving a human population by controlled breeding; tireless environmentalist. Charles Lindbergh was all of the above and more. Here is a rich, multi-faceted, utterly spellbinding biography about an American hero who was also a deeply flawed man. In this time where values Lindbergh held, like white Nationalism and America First, are once again on the rise, The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh is essential reading for teens and history fanatics alike.

Author: Candace Fleming
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Books
Published: 02/11/2020
Pages: 384
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.40lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.20w x 1.60d
ISBN: 9780525646549
Audience: Young Adult

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 7.3
Point Value: 15
Interest Level: Upper Grade
Quiz #/Name: 510207 / Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 12/01/2019 pg. 198
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 01/01/2020 - Book Of Special Distinction
Publishers Weekly 12/23/2019
School Library Journal 01/01/2020 pg. 97
Booklist 01/01/2020 pg. 62
Horn Book Magazine 01/01/2020 pg. 103
Shelf Awareness 03/03/2020
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2020 - Outstanding, Noteworthy In Style

About the Author
CANDACE FLEMING is the prolific and versatile author of many books for children and young adults. The Family Romanov received 6 starred reviews, won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, was a Sibert Nonfiction Honor Book, and much more. Amelia, Lost received 4 starred reviews and won the Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction. The Lincolns also won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and many other prizes. Her many acclaimed picture books include Giant Squid, a Sibert Honor Book. Visit her on the web at

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