Beyond Amelia

Heather Stemp

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ISBN: 9781774712702

Beyond Amelia

  Author:   Heather Stemp    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing Limited

The third and final installment in the Ginny Ross YA series, following the Red Cedar-nominated Amelia and Me and Geoffrey Bilson finalist Under Amelia’s Wing.

It’s 1940, war is raging in Europe, and Ginny Ross longs to join the fight against Hitler. She’s a capable pilot, thanks to mentoring from Amelia Earhart and her training at Purdue University, but she’s not allowed to use her skills in the US Army Air Corps, which only allows men to fly.

When a new service is created to secretly fly bombers from Newfoundland to the UK to join in the fight, Ginny realizes how she can help. She cuts her hair, changes her name, and heads to Canada as Jimmy Ross. In her disguise, Ginny takes part in the risky and vitally important mission to bring more air power to the allied forces.

Ginny is determined to do her part and ready to face down any danger, from engine failure to devastating Blitz bombing. But she never anticipated that another great danger lurks much closer…in the secret she’s keeping from the men around her.

Based on the true history of the heroic Ferry Command, Beyond Amelia is an exciting, suspenseful story about the sacrifices so many young people made to turn the tide in a terrifying war.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781774712702
Item NB1633
PublisherNimbus Publishing Limited
PublisherNimbus Publishing Limited
Published on April 16 2024
Language ENG
Pages 256
Format Paperback
Dimensions7.75(in) x 5.25(in)
Shipping weight(g)
Status NOT YET PUBLISHED
Heather Stemp’s paternal roots lie in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland. After 30 years as an English teacher, she retired to research her family history, discovering her Aunt Ginny’s friendship with Amelia Earhart in the process. As a result, she began writing the Ginny Ross Series. Amelia and Me was shortlisted for the 2014/2015 Red Cedar Award. Under Amelia’s Wing was shortlisted for the 2021 Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People and the 2022 Red Maple Award. Beyond Amelia will be released in 2024. When not writing, Heather loves traveling with her husband, Don, and spending time at the cottage with her grandchildren and grand dogs.