The Texas Girl Who Would Change History: Bessie Coleman



Celebrate Black History Month

Tuesday, Feb. 8th at 4:00 pm 

@ the Atascocita Branch Library. 



Come soar with us as we explore the life of American aviatorBessie Coleman.  Following the presentation, children will have an opportunity to make a craft. 

  • Neither tickets nor registration are required.
  • This is a free program which is best suited for school aged children.  
Graphic Novel format, this book tells the story of Bessie Coleman.
Describes the life and accomplishments of Bessie Colemen, who overcame racism and poverty to become the first African American woman pilot.
A biography of the woman who became the first licensed Afro-American pilot.
Discusses the life of the determined African American woman who went all the way to France in order to earn her pilot's license in 1921.
A rhymed telling of the life of the first African American aviator, who dreamed of flying as a child in the cotton fields of Texas, and persevered until she made that dream come true.
Fly, Bessie, Fly  Lynn Joseph
A brief biography of the woman who, in 1921, became the first African American to earn a pilot's license.