Nobody Owns the Sky
The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman
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Nobody Owns the Sky by Reeve Lindbergh
Book DescriptionStock up for Black History Month and Women's History Month! 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780763603618
(260mm x 216mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date: 6-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Reeve Lindbergh
Homer, the Library Cat, Paperback (December 2012)
When a quiet-loving cat takes an unexpected tour of the neighbourhood, he's in for some rude surprises - until he discovers the purrfect solution.
My Little Grandmother Often Forgets, Hardback (April 2007)
My little Grandmother can't find a thing. She can't find her glasses, she can't find her ring... Sometimes, Tom's grandmother forgets the way home from the market, or that Tom's name is Tom and not Roy. But, Tom doesn't mind. He loves to help his grandmother and spend time with her.
Flying Jack, Hardback (September 2003)» View all books by Reeve Lindbergh
This heartwarming story tells of family love, faith, and the power of dreams as one man's passion for flight unfolds against milestones of American aviation history. Full color.
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Author Biography - Reeve Lindbergh
Reeve Lindbergh, daughter of aviator Charles Lindbergh and poet Anne Morrow Lindbergh, first learned about Bessie Coleman in 1986, the 60th anniversary of her father's famous flight. "Bessie was an incredibly brave person who was hardly noticed, while my parents got so much publicity it was difficult for them to live their normal lives. I saw a crazy imbalance and wanted to try to set things right." Reeve Lindbergh lives in Vermont. Pamela Paparone observes that NOBODY OWNS THE SKY is "about making dreams come true. My own dream has always been to be a children's book illustrator. In fact, I was ten years old when I created my first children's book. I dedicated it to Johnny Cash." Pamela Paparone lives in Pennsylvania.
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