Talkin' About Bessie
Author: Grimes, Nikki
For Junior/KS2
Price 12.99 hardback
Book(s) at 12.99 hardback
CLICK HERE to view Multicultural books Order

Talkin' About Bessie This biography of the first African American woman aviator, Elizabeth Coleman, combines fictionalised monologues from family, friends, colleagues and associates, with full-page watercolour illustrations by E.B.Lewis that dramatise key moments in her life. Her extraordinary achievement in defeating prejudices of race and gender is presented in a sequence of eye-witness testimonies recreating authentic voices from the historical period to reveal the individual behind the iconic heroine.