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Mary McLeod Bethune
by Eloise Greenfield and Jerry Pinkney




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An inspiring picture book biography about an outstanding black educator during the years following the Civil War, from the award-winning author/illustrator team of Eloise Greenfield and Jerry Pinkney.

The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest.

These are the words of Mary McLeod Bethune. She worked her whole life to make the world a better place. As a child, she loved to read. As a woman, she loved to teach. She started a school; she founded a hospital. Everywhere she saw a need, she searched for a solution.

The daughter of former enslaved Americans, Mary McLeod Bethune became one of the most important Black educators, civil and women's rights leaders and government officials of the twentieth century. This picture book biography is a strong choice to share both in the classroom and at home.

Simply told, this biography of an outstanding black educator has excellent illustrations. --School Library Journal

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Overview

An inspiring picture book biography about an outstanding black educator during the years following the Civil War, from the award-winning author/illustrator team of Eloise Greenfield and Jerry Pinkney.

The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest.

These are the words of Mary McLeod Bethune. She worked her whole life to make the world a better place. As a child, she loved to read. As a woman, she loved to teach. She started a school; she founded a hospital. Everywhere she saw a need, she searched for a solution.

The daughter of former enslaved Americans, Mary McLeod Bethune became one of the most important Black educators, civil and women's rights leaders and government officials of the twentieth century. This picture book biography is a strong choice to share both in the classroom and at home.

Simply told, this biography of an outstanding black educator has excellent illustrations. --School Library Journal



This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780064461689
  • ISBN-10: 0064461688
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Publish Date: July 1994
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-10
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 7.2 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds


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