Bessie Coleman : trailblazing pilot
by Alexander, Carol, 1955-
|Format:||Print Book 2016|
|Availability:||Unavailable 0 of 2 copies|
Meet Bessie Coleman the first African-American woman to earn her international pilot's license against great odds.Fact-filled Rookie Read-About Biographies introduce the youngest readers to influential women and men, both past and present. Colorful photos and age appropriate text encourage children to read on their own--as they learn about people like Serena Williams, Neil Armstrong, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank and many more. No one in America was willing to teach a black woman to fly. Still, Bessie never gave up on her dream of becoming a world-famous aviator.
-- Juvenile literature.
Coleman, Bessie, -- 1892-1926.
African American women air pilots -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
|Publisher|| New York, NY :Children's Press,2016
32 pages : illustrations, color map ; 19 cm.