Bessie Coleman: Daring Stunt Pilot

Bessie Coleman: Daring Stunt Pilot

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Bessie Coleman: Daring Stunt Pilot by Trina Robbins, Ken Steacy

In this compelling graphic novel, follow the amazing life of Bessie Coleman, who became the first African American woman to earn a pilot's license. With comic book-style illustrations and engaging, easy-to-read text, this biography will inspire, entertain, and inform young readers about an individual who made a significant contribution to society. An additional information section provides key facts and further understanding, making this graphic novel a must-have in any home, classroom, or library.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736879033
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: Graphic Biographies Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,310,464
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Trina Robbins grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother, a second-grade schoolteacher, taught her to read at age four. She says, "It is the greatest gift anyone has ever given to me." Robbins turned her love of books into a lifelong career. For more than 30 years, she has been writing graphic novels and children's books. Her work includes comics such as Wonder Woman and Powerpuff Girls, as well as GoGirl!, her own graphic novel series for girls.

Table of Contents


Dirt Poor in Texas     4
Chicago     10
Flight School in France     16
The Sky's No Limit     20
More about Bessie Coleman     28
Glossary     30
Internet Sites     30
Read More     31
Bibliography     31
Index     32

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