Mary McLeod Bethune : woman of courage
|Format:||Print Book 2013|
|Availability:||Available at 5 Libraries 6 of 6 copies|
After having a book snatched from her little hand, Mary McLeod, the child of former slaves, resolved to learn to read. Many years later, with 1.50 in her pocket, Mary McLeod Bethune set out to make education a reality for other African Americans. The school she started in Florida is a legacy that continues her mission today. Bethune founded the National Council of Negro Women and was appointed to the National Youth Administration by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. This inspiring, readable biography shows the power of determination and a dream.
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|Series||McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017. Famous African Americans.|
Bethune, Mary McLeod,
-- Juvenile literature.
Bethune, Mary McLeod, -- 1875-1955.
African American women educators -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women social reformers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Teachers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women educators.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
|Publisher|| Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Publishers, Inc.,2013
24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 x 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.