The life of Bessie Coleman: first African-American woman pilot

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Enslow Publishers, Inc.,
Pub. Date:
[2015]
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
1020L
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From an early age, Bessie Coleman dreamed of flying, but racial bigotry and gender bias threatened to keep her grounded. Denied entrance to flight training school in the United States, Coleman went to Europe. She returned, triumphant, with a pilot's license and hopes of opening a flight school for African Americans. Author Connie Plantz captures all the tension and excitement of Coleman's soaring achievements. Raising funds as a stunt pilot, "Brave Bessie" thrilled her audiences with aerial tricks. Coleman's life ended in a tragic accident, but not before her dream of flight made aviation history. This book is developed from BESSIE COLEMAN: FIRST BLACK WOMAN PILOT to allow republication of the original text into ebook, paperback, and trade editions.
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9780766061170
9780766061217
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1020L
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subject_facet African American women air pilots, African American women air pilots -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography, Air pilots, Air pilots -- United States -- Biography, Coleman, Bessie, -- 1892-1926, Coleman, Bessie, -- 1896-1926 -- Juvenile literature, Electronic books, Women -- Biography
title_display The life of Bessie Coleman : first African-American woman pilot
title_full The life of Bessie Coleman : first African-American woman pilot / Connie Plantz
title_short The life of Bessie Coleman :
title_sub first African-American woman pilot
topic_facet African American women air pilots, African Americans, Air pilots, Coleman, Bessie, Women