Bessie Coleman : Trailblazing Pilot

Series: Rookie Biographies

by Carol Alexander

Children's Press
January 2016

Ages 6 – 7 . Grades 1 – 2

Lexile measure: 600L

DRA: 24

Guided Reading: M


Fact-filled Rookie Read-About Biographies introduce the youngest readers to influential women and men, both past and present. Colorful photos and age appropriate text encourage children to read on their own-as they learn about people like Serena Williams, Neil Armstrong, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank and many more.

No one in America was willing to teach a black woman to fly. Still, Bessie never gave up on her dream of becoming a world-famous aviator.



Perfect-bound Paperback

ISBN: 9780531226346

32pp. | 5-⅞ x 7