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People/Characters: Bessie Coleman

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Amelia Earhart's Daughters: The Wild and Glorious Story of American Women Aviators from World War II to the Dawn of the Space Age by Leslie Haynsworth
Bessie Coleman by Bruce L. Brager
Bessie Coleman (Just the Facts Biographies) by Philip S. Hart
Bessie Coleman: Daring Stunt Pilot (Graphic Library: Graphic Biographies) by Trina Robbins
Bessie Coleman: Daring to Fly (On My Own Biography) by Sally M. Walker
Bessie Coleman: First Black Woman Pilot by Connie Plantz
Bessie Coleman: The Sky's the Limit by Barbara A. Donovan
Daring American Heroes of Flight: 9 Brave Fliers (Great Scientists and Famous Inventors) by Jennifer Reed
The dream of flight by Ask
Fly High! The Story Of Bessie Coleman by Louise Borden
Fly, Bessie, Fly by Lynn Joseph
The Life of Bessie Coleman: First African-American Woman Pilot (Legendary African Americans) by Connie Plantz
Nobody Owns the Sky: The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman by Reeve Lindbergh
Talkin' About Bessie by Nikki Grimes
Up in the Air: The Story of Bessie Coleman (Trailblazer Biographies) by Philip S. Hart
Women Aviators by Lisa Yount
Women Aviators: From Amelia Earhart to Sally Ride, Making History in Air and Space by Bernard Marck
Women Explorers of the Air: Jacqueline Cochran, Bessie Coleman, Beryl Markham, Harriet Quimby, Amelia Earhart (Capstone Short Biographies) by Margo McLoone
Women of the Wind: Early Women Aviators (Women Adventurers) by Wanda Langley
Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present by Jamia Wilson

Character description

Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman (1892–1926) was a pioneering aviatrix and the first African-American woman in the USA to hold a pilot's license. She was killed in an air crash at age 34.

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