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TALKIN' ABOUT BESSIE: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman

TALKIN' ABOUT BESSIE: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman

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TALKIN' ABOUT BESSIE: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman - 2002

by Grimes, Nikki; E. B. Lewis, illustrated by

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New York: Orchard Books / Scholastic Inc., (2002). First edition. Children's book about the determination and struggles of Bessie Coleman [1892 - 1926], the first Black woman and first Native American to hold a pilot license in the U.S. and first Black person to hold an international pilot's license. INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE BY BOTH AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR, "For John, Let your dreams take flight! Nikki Grimes, 2003, Toronto" and "To: John ~ follow your passion! E. B. Lewis, 2003." 4to slender, glossy, pictorial boards; unpaginated. In dust jacket with 2 "Coretta Scott King Award" stickers -- silver for "Honor" and gold for "winner." Upper board corners crimped otherwise bright and fine; in near fine to fine dust jacket with just a mild rumple to upper edge rear panel.
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  • Title TALKIN' ABOUT BESSIE: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman
  • Author Grimes, Nikki; E. B. Lewis, illustrated by
  • Publisher Orchard Books / Scholastic Inc., New York
  • Date (2002)
  • Bookseller's Inventory # 71784

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