Mary McLeod Bethune

Written by Eloise Greenfield and Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

An illustrated biography of Mary McLeod Bethune, the daughter of former slaves who wanted nothing more than to learn to read. She realized her dream and started a school so other black children could learn to read, too. She also founded a hospital and worked her whole life to improve the conditions of black people in the South.

Age Range 6 - 10 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
40
Publisher
HarperCollins
Grade Level 1st - 5th
ISBN
9780064461689
Lexile 820
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