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Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman

Nikki Grimes (A) and E. B. Lewis (ILT)

List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Aviation - 2002)

Description: Learn how a young African-American woman living in an era of segregation achieved her dream of flying. When the Wright brothers took their historic flight, 11-year-old Bessie Coleman vowed to become the first African-American female pilot. Your child will be inspired by Bessie faith and determination to overcome poverty, racism, and gender discrimination. (46 pgs) Ages 5-9

Ashay says, "Bessie was one brave sister. In this book the text consists of 21 poetic vignette or eulogies honoring her heroic life. A great story. Must have for the classroom and library."

Product Dimensions: 12.4 x 9.2 x 0.4 inches

Shipping Weight: 1.1 pound

ISBN: AABA978-0439352437

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