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Meet Martin Luther King, Jr. (Landmark Books)

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Publisher Comments:

Illus. with black-and-white photos. This revised edition of the popular Random House Step Up(TM) Biography of the great civil-rights leader and advocate for peaceful resistance now includes new text and additional dynamic photos. Reading level: 2.2.  

Synopsis:

For over half a century, Landmark Books have been an important part of children's libraries. Hailed as the first historical series for kids, Landmark Books show us where we've been and where we're going.

When Martin Luther King, Jr., was growing up, he wasn't allowed to use the water fountains the white children drank from — and he didn't understand why. As he grew older, he studied hard and practiced speaking to large groups. He marched and petitioned to change laws that separated blacks from whites. As the leader of America's civil rights movement, he inspired, and continues to inspire, millions of people to help change this country for the better.

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Synopsis:

This profile of the martyred civil rights leader discusses the life and achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr., his struggle to gain equality for all Americans--regardless of ethnic background--and his use of peaceful resistance as an effective measure.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375803956
Editor:
Thomas, Jim
Author:
Thomas, Jim
Author:
Dekay, James Tertius
Author:
de Kay, James T.
Author:
James T. de Kay
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - History - General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - People of Color
Subject:
Civil rights workers
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Religious
Subject:
Baptists
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Clergy
Subject:
Civil rights workers -- United States.
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Landmark Books (Paperback)
Series Volume:
SB-116
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BLACK and WHITE
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.60x5.16x.34 in. .18 lbs.
Age Level:
10-13

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Product details 112 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780375803956 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , For over half a century, Landmark Books have been an important part of children's libraries. Hailed as the first historical series for kids, Landmark Books show us where we've been and where we're going.

When Martin Luther King, Jr., was growing up, he wasn't allowed to use the water fountains the white children drank from — and he didn't understand why. As he grew older, he studied hard and practiced speaking to large groups. He marched and petitioned to change laws that separated blacks from whites. As the leader of America's civil rights movement, he inspired, and continues to inspire, millions of people to help change this country for the better.

"Synopsis" by , US
"Synopsis" by , This profile of the martyred civil rights leader discusses the life and achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr., his struggle to gain equality for all Americans--regardless of ethnic background--and his use of peaceful resistance as an effective measure.
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