The Resource Up in the air: : the story of Bessie Coleman, (ebook)

Up in the air: : the story of Bessie Coleman, (ebook)

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Up in the air: : the story of Bessie Coleman
Title
Up in the air:
Title remainder
the story of Bessie Coleman
Title variation
Story of Bessie Coleman
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Language
eng
Summary
When she was growing up in Waxahachie, Texas, in the early 1900's, young Bessie Coleman had to do without a lot of things. Because she was black, she went to inferior schools. Because her mother worked to support the family, Bessie often had to stay at home to watch her younger sisters. But Bessie Coleman always knew she would make something of her life. In 1920 she became the first African-American woman to fly an airplane. Struggling against prejudice and lack of funds, Coleman built a career as a barn-storming pilot in the 1920s. Although she did not live to realize her dream of opening a school for black aviators, she was--by her example--a source of inspiration to generations of flyers, dreamers, and achievers to come
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Midwest
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Hart, Philip S
Dewey number
C677h L.S
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Coleman, Bessie
  • African American women air pilots
  • Air pilots
  • African Americans
  • African American women
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
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Up in the air: : the story of Bessie Coleman, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780761358367
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11772681
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remote
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11772681
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MWT11772681
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Up in the air: : the story of Bessie Coleman, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780761358367
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11772681
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11772681
System control number
MWT11772681
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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