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Written by Carol Alexander


ISBN: 978-0-531-22545-5

List Price: $25.00

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Meet Bessie Coleman. She was the first African-American woman to earn her international pilot’s license. And she did so against great odds. No one in America was willing to teach a black woman to fly. Still, Bessie never gave up on her dream of becoming a world-famous aviator.
This title will ship February 2016
Item #: 647154
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2016
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7" x 6"
Pages: 32
Grades: 1 - 2
Ages: 6 - 7
Dewey #: 629.13092
  • A You Can... feature at the end of each book that tells the reader how he or she can emulate the subject
  • Fast facts offering interesting, sometimes little known facts about the subject
  • A map with key indicating where the subject was born and other significant areas helps children develop early map reading skills
  • A timeline that recaps important moments in the subject’s life
  • A poem about the subject which introduces children to a different text type
  • Glossary with pictures
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com