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She Sang Promise: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper Seminole Tribal Leader

She Sang Promise: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper Seminole Tribal Leader

By: Jan Annino
Illustrated by: Lisa Desimini
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction, Biography

A child with great potential was born in Florida in 1923 to the "Tiger Family in the powerful Snake Clan," part of the Seminole Tribe. She listened to the history of her people and made it herself as the first female tribal leader. Evocative illustrations and additional information complete this unusual biography.

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