Bessie Coleman Daring to Fly (On My Own Biography) by Sally M. Walker

Cover of: Bessie Coleman | Sally M. Walker

Published by Lerner Publishing Group .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Historical figures,
  • United States,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • Air pilots,
  • 1896-1926,
  • African American women air pilots,
  • Coleman, Bessie,

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8091553M
ISBN 100876141033
ISBN 109780876141038

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Denied entrance to flight training school in the United States, Coleman went to Europe. She returned, triumphant, with a pilot's license and hopes of opening a flight school for African Americans. Raising funds. Students read short biographies of pilot Bessie Coleman and astronaut Mae Jemison, each a pioneer in her field.

They then practice using a Venn diagram to compare the lives and accomplishments of. Early life Coleman was born on January 26,in Atlanta, Texas, the tenth of thirteen children to Oklahoma, or Indian Territory as it was then called, to find better opportunities, but Susan and the children did not go with the father.

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Coleman Branch opened March 27, The branch was named after pioneering pilot Bessie Coleman (), the first black woman to fly an airplane and the first African American to earn an international pilot's license. Coleman’s first flying exhibition was in at Checkerboard Airdrome (now Midway Airport) in Chicago.

Artwork. Jan 15,  · Bessie Coleman, born to Texas sharecroppers inwanted more out of life than picking cotton. She wanted to “amount to something.” One of thirteen children, Bessie left Texas for Chicago into live with her brothers Walter and John.

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