Barreling Over Niagara Falls by Nancy Kelly Allen is a picture book biography about Annie Edson Taylor, a woman of big dreams.
As a child she dreamed of becoming a music teacher and did.
She also taught dance.
And then she got an even bigger idea.
"Annie would do what no one had ever done-ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel."
Read how she implemented her plan. The book gives a description of how she built her barrel.