The inspiring stories of 5 people who changed history. Contents: Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, who helped humans to fly; Louis Bleriot, the first person to cross the sea in an aeroplane; Charles Lindbergh, first to cross the Atlantic alone; Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly alone across the Atlantic; Amy Johnson, the British woman who broke flying records. About the Amazing People series:A unique opportunity for learners of English to read about the exceptional lives and incredible abilities of some of the most insightful people the world has seen. Each book contains five or six short stories, told by the characters themselves, as if in their own words. The stories explain the most significant parts of each character's life, giving an insight into how they came to be such an important historic figure. After each story, a timeline presents the most major events in their life in a clear and succinct fashion. The timeline is ideal for checking comprehension or as a basis for project work or further research.