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The Resource Talkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman, by Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Talkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman, by Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Label
Talkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman
Title
Talkin' about Bessie
Title remainder
the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman
Statement of responsibility
by Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Title variation
  • Talking about Bessie
  • Story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman
Title variation remainder
the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman lived during an era when Jim Crow laws and segregation were a way of life, but she didn't let that stop her. Although she was only 11 when the Wright brothers took their historic flight, she vowed to become the first African-American female pilot. Her sturdy faith and determination helped her overcome obstacles of poverty, racism, and gender discrimination. Full-color illustrations
  • A biography of the woman who became the first licensed Afro-American pilot
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Illustrator Category, 2003.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2003
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2003
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2002
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 2003.
  • Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 2003.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
178796
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grimes, Nikki
Dewey number
  • 629.13/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1050L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
  • TL540.C546
  • TK540.C546
LC item number
  • G75 2002
  • G75 2002
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
6.1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lewis, Earl B.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coleman, Bessie
  • Coleman, Bessie
  • Coleman, Bessie
  • Coleman, Bessie
  • African American women air pilots
  • African American women air pilots
  • Air pilots
  • Air pilots
  • African Americans
  • Women
  • Air pilots
  • African Americans
  • Women
  • African American women air pilots
  • African Americans
  • Air pilots
  • Women
  • United States
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman
Label
Talkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman, by Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
439858
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780439352437
Lccn
97021978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780439352437
  • (OCoLC)36994666
Label
Talkin' about Bessie : the story of aviator Elizabeth Coleman, by Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
439858
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780439352437
Lccn
97021978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780439352437
  • (OCoLC)36994666

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