She Sang Promise

Library of Congress, appreciations for the ONE of 52 GREAT READS designation.

Library of Congress, appreciations for the ONE of 52 GREAT READS designation.

SHE SANG PROMISE Cover Hi-Res
SHE SANG PROMISE: The Story of Betty Mae Jumper,  Seminole Tribal Leader from National Geographic Society 2010     ISBN 978.1.4263.0592.4
about SHE SANG PROMISE
 ( after the magazine cover, continue about 11 pages into the issue)

She Sang Promise is recommended by Kirkus,  School Library Journal, Children’s Literature, ReadingRockets.org , Reading is Fundamental & others.

It is part of the Accelerated Reader program.

It is listed by the American Library Association as a 2011 Amelia Bloomer Project Top 10 Book.

For more, please see this glow page .

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Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, the subject of SHE SANG PROMISE, is honored in the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame & on two Smithsonian music CDs. She was a teen on her first day of Kindergarten. She couldn’t read or write English. She became a newspaper editor & author & legendary storyteller for her Tribe.  In the English language.

She served a U.S. President on an advisory committee.

She was the first woman elected a leader of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. And, she also wrestled alligators.

 

Ask Jan for added resources, including recommended viewing/reading, tilted toward materials created by members of various Tribes in the U.S. & Canada.

 

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