Karen Bush Gibson

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Karen Bush Gibson (also known as K.B. Gibson and Karen Gibson) has been writing, well, forever. She has written a little bit of everything, but got her start writing articles and features for magazines. Karen began writing children's nonfiction in 2001 with Capstone and loves bringing nonfiction to life for kids. Since then, she has worked with several publishers, including Chicago Review Press and Nomad Press. Karen has more than 30 books published (stopped counting at 30) and stays so busy that she's having trouble returning to her other love, mystery writing. "A Class on Murder" was released in 2012, and the adventures of Ronnie Raven haven't made it past her computer yet, but soon... ...more

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Today is Bessie Coleman’s birthday. She was the first African American pilot to be licensed. Many years ago, I saw her photo and read a summary of her all too brief life in a museum. I was immediately hooked!

I read everything I could about her. How she learned French in order to go to flight school in France because American flight schools wouldn’t accept women or people of color. How she got tha Read more of this blog post »
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