Bessie Coleman: Queen of the Skies

Bessie Coleman: Queen of the Skies

by Phyllis J. Perry


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781508543480
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/21/2015
Pages: 52
Sales rank: 802,353
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.11(d)

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