Character Traits

Determination:Even though Amelia failed on the first attempt on her rollercoaster she insisted on trying again until she was successful.  Amelia was determined to learn how to fly and she did not give up.

Courage:She rode horses, long boy sleds, and rickety homemade rollercoasters.  Amelia wasn't afraid to fly and she was very courageous because she was ready to fly solo and she did it.

Imagination:Amelia said goodnight and patted her plane on the nose like it was living.  Amelia had imagination because she used to stand pretending that she could fly.

Independence:Amelia was independent because she wanted to learn how to fly a plane but her father did not pay for her lessons so she had to get a job to pay for the lessons. She could not depend on her father because he was never around.

Honesty:Amelia was honest with herself because she knew she could not fly solo yet so she did not. She did not tell anybody if someone told her a secret.