Bessie Coleman: Daring to Fly

Bessie Coleman: Daring to Fly

by Sally M. Walker, Nicolas Debon, Shannon Zemlicka
     
 

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High in the sky, Bessie Coleman could soar like a bird. She was free—at least until she landed. As a black woman in the 1920s, she wasn't allowed to learn how to fly. Forced to travel to France to learn, she became the first African American woman to earn her pilot's license. Whether she was wing-walking, giving a speech, parachuting, or flying, Coleman inspired

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High in the sky, Bessie Coleman could soar like a bird. She was free—at least until she landed. As a black woman in the 1920s, she wasn't allowed to learn how to fly. Forced to travel to France to learn, she became the first African American woman to earn her pilot's license. Whether she was wing-walking, giving a speech, parachuting, or flying, Coleman inspired people with her bravery and resolve.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876141038
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Series:
On My Own Biographies Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
854,147
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.18(d)
Lexile:
510L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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