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

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

Reeve Lindbergh, Author, Pamela Paparone, Illustrator Candlewick Press (MA) $6.99 (0p) ISBN 978-0-7636-0361-8

Coleman was the first licensed African American aviator, and the story of her perseverance is told in verse. ""Lustrous, appealingly primitive acrylic art effectively conveys a sense of the '20s,"" said PW. Ages 5-up. (Jan.)