Bessie Coleman : Queen of the Skies
Bessy Coleman was the first African American to earn an international pilot's license. She was the first African American woman to fly. The book is a short biography from her childhood in Texas, to her work in Chicago, to her flight training in France and Germany, to her career as a flight instructor and stunt pilot. The book documents her legacy in aviation and in breaking down racial barriers. It contains a selected bibliography. For readers age 10 to adult.
- Paperback | 52 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.05mm | 127.01g
- 21 Feb 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations