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Nobody owns the sky : the story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman / by Reeve Lindbergh ; illustrated by Pamela Paparone.

Author/Creator:
Lindbergh, Reeve.
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Publication:
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 1996.
Format/Description:
Book
[28] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Subjects:
Coleman, Bessie, 1892-1926 -- Juvenile fiction.
Coleman, Bessie, 1892-1926
Coleman, Bessie, 1892-1926 -- Fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Air pilots -- Fiction
Childrens subjects:
Coleman, Bessie, 1896-1926 -- Fiction.
Air pilots -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
Form/Genre:
Stories in rhyme.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Stories in rhyme.
Stories in rhyme.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Cambridge.
Summary:
A rhymed telling of the life of the first African American aviator, who dreamed of flying as a child in the cotton fields of Texas, and persevered until she made that dream come true. A poem that commemorates the life of African American aviator Bessie Coleman.
Notes:
"First edition 1996."
"This book was typeset in Usherwood."
"The pictures were done in acrylics."
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy is "Reinforced Trade Binding".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1996
Contributor:
Paparone, Pamela, illustrator.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Lindbergh, Reeve. Nobody owns the sky.
ISBN:
1564025330
9781564025333
9781442010529
1442010525
9780763603618
0763603619
OCLC:
34318811
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