Fly High!: The Story of Bessie Coleman
28%
off

Fly High!: The Story of Bessie Coleman

4.03 (105 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

When Bessie Coleman was a child, she wanted to be in school -- not in the cotton fields of Texas, helping her family earn money. She wanted to be somebody significant in the world. So Bessie did everything she could to learn under the most challenging of circumstances. At the end of every day in the fields she checked the foreman's numbers -- made sure his math was correct. And this was just the beginning of a life of hard work and dedication that really paid off: Bessie became the first African-American to earn a pilot's license. She was somebody.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 200.66 x 248.92 x 5.08mm | 136.08g
  • SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0689864620
  • 9780689864629
  • 284,108

Review quote

"Publishers Weekly" starred review A flight well worth taking.show more

Rating details

105 ratings
4.03 out of 5 stars
5 36% (38)
4 39% (41)
3 19% (20)
2 4% (4)
1 2% (2)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X