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Title:
Mary McLeod Bethune : African-American educator
Author:
Somervill, Barbara A.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chanhassen, Minn. : Child's World, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Summary:
A biography of an African-American woman who became an educator to help ensure that all African-American boys and girls had the opportunity to succeed.
General Note:
"Spirit of America."
Language:
English
Contents:
The drums of Africa -- Legacy of learning -- A life of service -- A diamond in the rough.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.3 0.5 71928.
ISBN:
9781592960088
Format :
Book

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Summary

Introduces the life and accomplishments of noted African-American author, Mary McLeod Bethune.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 4-7-Common to these titles are brief, but not particularly easy, texts with large, clear type in a cleanly designed format. Relevant facts are scattered throughout the wide margins along with a few full-page sidebars that provide related historical background. In addition, these books include addresses of places to visit or contact, and, in place of a Web site list of possibly dated URLs, the publisher provides a link to its own site that, presumably, will be updated in a timely manner. (This link also takes one to the publisher's online sales catalog.) The photos and reproductions that appear on every page are well chosen and clear. These slim titles also might be suitable for reluctant readers. One wonders, though, about the criteria for the brief glossaries when in Tubman, for example, the words "capture" and "courage" are included but "prophet" and "disguising" are not.-Sue Sherif, Alaska State Library, Anchorage (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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Introduces the life and accomplishments of noted African-American author, Mary McLeod Bethune. Excerpted from Mary McLeod Bethune: African-American Educator by Barbara A. Somervill All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Drums of Africap. 6
Chapter 2 Legacy of Learningp. 12
Chapter 3 A Life of Servicep. 18
Chapter 4 A Diamond in the Roughp. 24
Time Linep. 29
Glossary Termsp. 30
For Further Informationp. 31
Indexp. 32