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    Greenfield, E. (1977). Mary McLeod Bethune. New York: HarperCollins.

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    Sterling, K. (2008). Mary McLeod Bethune: a life of resourcefulness. Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications.

    AR 3.2

    Lexile 490


    McKissack, P. & McKissack, F. (2013). Mary McLeod Bethune: a woman of courage. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Elementary.

    AR 2.9

    Lexile 510


    GALILEO Resources


    Mary McLeod Bethune



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    Mary McLeod Founds the National Council of Negro Women


    Video Segment Running Time 4:08

    Summary: Mary McLeod Bethune was a civil rights activist and an advocate for women’s rights. AS an educator she became an advisor to FDR.