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Bessie Coleman
     

Bessie Coleman

by Philip S. Hart
 

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You probably know that Bessie Coleman was the first black woman pilot. But did you know that... She had to pick cotton when she was young? She managed a chili restaurant? She learned to speak French while taking flying lessons in France? Pilots honor her by flying over her grave on Memorial Day? A flying school is named after her? Discover the story behind these facts

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You probably know that Bessie Coleman was the first black woman pilot. But did you know that... She had to pick cotton when she was young? She managed a chili restaurant? She learned to speak French while taking flying lessons in France? Pilots honor her by flying over her grave on Memorial Day? A flying school is named after her? Discover the story behind these facts and more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822524694
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Just the Facts Biographies Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
5 - 12 Years

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