Mary McLeod Bethune
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Mary McLeod Bethune woman of courage by Pat McKissack

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Published by Enslow Publishers, Inc. in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English


  • African American women social reformers,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • African American women educators,
  • Biography,
  • Teachers

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementPatricia and Frederick McKissack
SeriesFamous African Americans
ContributionsMcKissack, Fredrick
LC ClassificationsE185.97.B34 M38 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25238556M
ISBN 109780766041035
LC Control Number2012007620

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