Fly High! The Story of Bessie Coleman

Grades 3 to 6

Bessie Coleman, born poor yet determined to be somebody important, traveled to France in 1920 to learn to fly. An inspiring, illustrated biography of the first African-American to earn a pilot’s license. 40 pp. Lexile 710 (RL 4.5, IL 3–6) Nonfiction

Awards: NCSS - CBC Notable Social Studies Book; Texas Bluebonnet Award; IRA Children's Choice Book


Fly High! The Story of Bessie Coleman
Quantity Order Code ConfigurationLexile® Eligible for
WA-25701 Paperback 710L Yes $7.99

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