Nobody Owns the Sky
The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman
author: Reeve Lindbergh
illustrator: Pam Paparone
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.
The story of Bessie Coleman becoming the first licensed African American aviator is sure to inspire readers to follow their own dreams.