Bessie Coleman: Daring Stunt Pilot Graphic Biographies

Capstone Press - An additional information section provides key facts and further understanding, classroom, making this graphic novel a must-have in any home, or library. In this compelling graphic novel, follow the amazing life of Bessie Coleman, who became the first African American woman to earn a pilot's license. With comic book-style illustrations and engaging, entertain, easy-to-read text, this biography will inspire, and inform young readers about an individual who made a significant contribution to society.

Fly High!: The Story of Bessie Coleman

Aladdin FBA-|300510 - And this was just the beginning of a life of hard work and dedication that really paid off: Bessie became the first African-American to earn a pilot's license. So bessie did everything she could to learn under the most challenging of circumstances. At the end of every day in the fields she checked the foreman's numbers -- made sure his math was correct.

She wanted to be somebody significant in the world. Used book in Good Condition. She was somebody. When bessie coleman was a child, she wanted to be in school -- not in the cotton fields of Texas, helping her family earn money.

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

Candlewick - 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. But she never let her dream die and became the first licensed African-American aviator. The story of bessie coleman becoming the first licensed African American aviator is sure to inspire readers to follow their own dreams.

As a young black woman in the 1920s, Bessie Coleman's chances of becoming a pilot were slim. Used book in Good Condition.

Bessie Coleman: Daring to Fly On My Own Biography

First Avenue Editions TM - As a black woman in the 1920s, she wasn't allowed to learn how to fly. High in the sky, Bessie Coleman could soar like a bird. Used book in Good Condition. Forced to travel to france to learn, she became the first African Aermcian woman to earn her pilot's license. She was free--at least until she landed. Whether she was wing-walking, parachuting, or flying, giving a speech, Coleman inspired people with her bravery and resolve.

Bessie Coleman: Trailblazing Pilot Rookie Biographies

Children's Press - Colorful photos and age appropriate text encourage children to read on their own-as they learn about people like Serena Williams, Rosa Parks, Neil Armstrong, Anne Frank and many more. Still, bessie never gave up on her dream of becoming a world-famous aviator. No one in america was willing to teach a black woman to fly.

Meet bessie coleman the first African-American woman to earn her international pilot's license against great odds. Fact-filled rookie read-About Biographies introduce the youngest readers to influential women and men, both past and present. Used book in Good Condition.

Cici's Journal: The Adventures of a Writer-in-Training

First Second - But now she’s discovered something truly strange: an old man who disappears into the forest every Sunday with huge pots of paint in all sorts of colors. Her favorite subject: people, especially adults. Cici dreams of being a novelist. She’s been watching them and taking notes. Used book in Good Condition.

What is he up to? why does he look so sad when he comes back? in a graphic novel interwoven with journal notes, scrapbook pieces, and doodles, Cici assembles clues about the odd and wonderful people she’s uncovered, even as she struggles to understand the mundane: her family and friends. Everybody has one special secret, Cici figures, and if you want to write about people, you need to understand what’s hiding inside them.

Jackie Robinson: Baseball's Great Pioneer Graphic Biographies

Capstone Press - Written in graphic-novel format. Used book in Good Condition. A digital solution for your classroom with features created with teachers and students in mind: • perpetual license • 24 hour, 7 days a week access • No limit to the number of students accessing one title at a time • Provides a School to Home connection wherever internet is available • Easy to use • Ability to turn audio on and off • Words highlighted to match audio A biography telling the personal life and baseball career of the legendary player, Jackie Robinson.

Mae Jemison You Should Meet

Simon Spotlight - So in 1985 she applied to NASA’s astronaut training program. Blast off into space and get to know mae jemison—the first African-American woman to ever go to space—with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series of biographies about people “you should meet. Meet mae jemison, the first african-american female astronaut! Did you know before Mae was an astronaut, she went to medical school and joined the Peace Corps? But she never forgot her childhood dream to travel to outer space.

On september 12, mae flew into space with six other astronauts aboard the space shuttle endeavour and made history—just like you can if you follow your dreams! A special section at the back of the book includes extras on subjects like history and math, 1992, plus a fun timeline filled with interesting trivia facts about space! With the You Should Meet series, learning about historical figures has never been so much fun! Used book in Good Condition.

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The Life of Bessie Coleman Legendary African Americans

Enslow Publishers - Enslow Publishers. From an early age, bessie Coleman dreamed of flying, but racial bigotry and gender bias threatened to keep her grounded. Simon Spotlight. Coleman’s life ended in a tragic accident, but not before her dream of flight made aviation history. Raising funds as a stunt pilot, “Brave Bessie” thrilled her audiences with aerial tricks.

Author connie plantz captures all the tension and excitement of Coleman’s soaring achievements. Used book in Good Condition. 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.

Who Was Muhammad Ali?

Penguin Workshop - Grosset Dunlap. Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. Won the world heavyweight championship at the age of 22, the same year he joined the Nation of Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Ali. Simon Spotlight. Nicknamed “the greatest, ” ali was as well known for his unique boxing style, as he was for the catchphrase “float like a butterfly, consisting of the Ali Shuffle and the rope-a-dope, sting like a bee.

He was an uncompromising athlete who brought beauty and grace to a very rough sport and became one of the world’s most famous cultural icons. Read who was muhammad Ali? and discover “The Greatest. Used book in Good Condition. He would go on to become the first and only three-time in succession World Heavyweight Champion.

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Olympians: Athena: Grey-Eyed Goddess

First Second - Enslow Publishers. Simon Spotlight. Boom! pow! crash! greek gods as you've never seen them before! The strong, larger-than-life heroes of the Olympians can summon lightning, turn invisible, control the sea, or transform themselves into any animal they choose. The ancient pantheon comes to explosive life in this new series where myth meets comic books.

. Volume 2, is the tale of the goddess of wisdom and war, Athena: Grey-Eyed Goddess, recounting her many adventures. Epic battles, daring quests, and terrible monsters await readers within the pages of these books. This title has Common Core connections. Used book in Good Condition. Superheroes? No! Greek gods.

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