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- DescriptionElizabeth Bessie Coleman was always being told what she could and couldn't do. In an era when Jim Crow laws and segregation were a way of life, it was t easy to survive. Bessie didn't let that stop her. Although she was only 11 when the Wright brothers took their historic flight, she vowed to become the first African-American female pilot. Her sturdy faith and determination helped her overcome obstacles of poverty, racism, and gender discrimination.
- Author BiographyE. B. Lewis Won a Caldecott Honor for COMING ON HOME SOON by Jacqueline Woodson. He has also won the Coretta Scott King Award and Coretta Scott King Honor three times. He graduated from Temple University's Tyler School of Art and now teaches at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Mr Lewis lives in Folsom, New Jersey. Visit www.eblewis.com to learn more.
- Author(s)Nikki Grimes
- PublisherOrchard Books (NY)
- Date of Publication01/11/2002
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOrchard Books (NY)
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight540 g
- Width234 mm
- Height314 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Illustrator(s)E B Lewis,B Moser
- Format DetailsPicture book,Sewn,Cloth over boards
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