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Mary McLeod Bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune

by Milton Meltzer Illustrated by Stephen Marchesi
As a poor black child, Mary is the first one in her family to be born outside of slavery and to become a national figure. Her drive and determination are key in educating and fighting for the rights of minorities.
Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
5.2
Lexile Measure
890L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
S
Publisher
Puffin Books
Number of Pages
57

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Milton Meltzer
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