Featured books by Louise Borden

Fly High! The Story of Bessie Coleman

By: Louise Borden, Mary Kay Kroeger
Illustrated by: Teresa Flavin
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction, Biography

Bessie Coleman grew up picking cotton in Texas, but she aimed high — soaring into history as the first African American woman aviator. Her riveting story is told in inviting, rhythmic language and engaging illustration.

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