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Published by Capstone Press in Mankato .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24287327M
ISBN 109780736876650
OCLC/WorldCa123451134

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Jan 31,  · Bessie Coleman, a stunt pilot, was a pioneer in aviation. She was the first African American woman with a pilot's license, the first African American woman to fly a plane, and the first American with an international pilot's license. Sep 01,  · This is such a tremendously biography! Its poetic rhyming verses pull readers in and keeps the text hopping. The book does an amazing job situating Bessie Coleman's life within the racial and gender circumstances of the time she lived in, without letting those circumstances overwhelm the power of her dream of becoming a pilot/5. Bessie Coleman An American Legacy Bessie Coleman, a beautiful "fly" brown-skinned woman earned her pilot's license in in France, two years before her more famous contemporary, Amelia Earhart. Denied admission to American aviation schools because . Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman (January 26, – April 30, ) was the first female African American pilot ever to hold an international pilot kilicforklift.com fought discrimination to follow her dream of becoming a pilot. Early Life. Coleman was born in Texas in Her mother and father were African kilicforklift.com: January 26, , Atlanta, Texas, USA.

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