Grades K - 2
Grade level Equivalent: 2.5
Lexile® Measure: 440L
Guided Reading: J
- African American History
- Great Depression
- Civil Rights Movement
About This Book
This biography is an introduction to the life of Mary McLeod Bethune, an African American educator who fought poverty and discrimination, founded a college, and worked with Franklin Delano Roosevelt to improve opportunities for blacks.
Looking for biographies that are suitable for emergent readers — and relevant to the primary-school curriculum? Rookie Biographies is the answer! Identical in design and format to the popular Rookie Read-About Science, Geography, and Holiday series, each new Rookie Biographies introduces children to the lives and achievements of pioneering men and women from diverse cultures, eras, and fields. Featuring simple text and full-color photographs, a "Words You Know" glossary, and an easy-to-use index, Rookie Biographies helps readers get to know the people who shaped our world.
• Age-appropriate vocabulary
• Clear linkage between text and photos
• Includes archival reproductions where appropriate
• Positioned in the middle Early Intervention range
• Comprehensive glossary of "Words You Know"
• Index makes navigating subject matter easy