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Nobody Owns the Sky: The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman

Nobody Owns the Sky: The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman

by Reeve Lindbergh Illustrated by Pamela Paparone
As a young black woman in the 1920s, Bessie Coleman's chances of becoming a pilot were slim. But she never let her dream die, and became the first licensed African-American aviator. Reeve Lindbergh honors her memory with a poem that sings of her accomplishment. With bold illustrations by Pamela Paparone, Nobody Owns the Sky will inspire readers to follow their dreams.
Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Genre
Biography and Autobiography, Poetry, Songs, Verse

About the Author and Illustrator

Reeve Lindbergh
Pamela Paparone

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