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Nobody Owns the Sky: The Story of "Brave Bessie" Coleman Rating:

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.

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A great read to celebrate Black History Month and Women's History Month!

"Nobody Owns the Sky is very much a celebration of life as well as a tribute to a young woman who dared to dream big. It is a splendid picture-book biography of the first order." -- School Library Journal

Product Details

Recommended Age 5 - 8
Author Reeve Lindbergh
Illustrator Pamela Paparone
ISBN 0763603619
Publication Date Jan 6, 1998
Publisher Candlewick
Language English