Mary McLeod Bethune

African-American Educator

Our People
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

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

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978-1-61473-519-9
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Geography and History
Copyright 2004
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2003-08-01
BISACS JNF025170, JNF007050, JNF007020
Dewey 92
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 5.3
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 71928
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Africa Within
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House
  • The Drums of Africa
  • Legacy of Learning
  • A Life of Service
  • A Diamond in the Rough
  • Time Line
  • Glossary Terms
  • For Further Information
  • Index
Author: Barbara A. Somervill

Barbara A. Somervill is the author of many books for children. She also writes video scripts and textbooks. She loves learning and sees every writing project as a chance to learn new information or gain a new understanding. Somervill grew up in New York State, but she has also lived in Toronto, Canada; Canberra, Australia; California; and South Carolina. She is a graduate of Saint Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and currently lives with her husband in Simpsonville, South Carolina.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Our People from School Library Journal on April 1, 2004

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… View →