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PRINTED MATL
Author Coleman, Evelyn, 1948-

Title The riches of Oseola McCarty / Evelyn Coleman ; illustrated by Daniel Minter.

Imprint Morton Grove, Ill. : Albert Whitman, 1998.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 Charles Cotesworth Pinckney ES Nonfiction  921 McC    CHECK SHELF
 Dahlgren ES/MS Nonfiction  B MCC    CHECK SHELF
 Kaiserslautern ES Nonfiction  921 MCC    CHECK SHELF
 Maxwell ES Nonfiction  B MCCARTY    CHECK SHELF
 Sevilla ES/MS Nonfiction  921 MCC    CHECK SHELF
 SHAPE ES Nonfiction  921 MCC    CHECK SHELF
 Smith ES Nonfiction  921 MCC    CHECK SHELF
 West Point ES Nonfiction  921 McC    CHECK SHELF
Description 48 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).
Summary A brief biography of Oseola McCarty, a hard-working washer woman who, without a formal education herself, donated a portion of her life savings to the University of Southern Mississippi to endow a scholarship fund for needy students.
Reading Grade Level 5.4
Lexile 890
Reading Programs Reading Counts RC
Subject McCarty, Oseola -- Juvenile literature.
African American women -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women benefactors -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
University of Southern Mississippi -- Benefactors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Scholarships -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Laundresses -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Hattiesburg (Miss.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
McCarty, Oseola.
Philanthropists.
Laundresses.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Added Author Minter, Daniel ill.
ISBN 0807569615

 
    
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