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What Was Your Dream, Dr. King?: And Other Questions About... Martin Luther King Jr. (Good Question!)

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Who wrote the U.S. Constitution? How long did it take to write? What is the Bill of Rights? The Constitution forms the basis for our government's organizationand#8212;and our liberties. Children will also learn how the three branches of government operate, how amendments are enacted, and how the Constitution has changed.

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Why were schools, drinking fountains, and movie theatres segregated by race? Why did more than 250,000 people march in Washington, DC in 1963? What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s big dream--and has it come true? All of these and other “must-know” questions about the civil rights hero are answered in this engaging new book.

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Why did Columbus want to reach the New Worldand#8212;and was he the first to cross the Atlantic Ocean? What was life like on one of his ships? What did America look like before Columbus arrived? How did Columbus treat the native people? The engaging story of Columbus's voyage and the effect his arrival had on the native people will fascinate kids.

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What was the Underground Railroadand#8212;and who traveled on it? Who was Harriet Tubman and what did she do? This gripping book tells kids all about the perilous journey to escape slavery and finally become free: how long it could take, where the fugitives hid, who helped them, how and#8220;stationmastersand#8221; sent secret messages, and other fascinating details of the legendary Underground Railroad.

About the Author

Mary Kay Carson is an award-winning children's nonfiction author. She has written more than 40 books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature, and history, including Alexander Graham Bell: Giving Voice to the World, The Underground Railroad for Kids, and The Wright Brothers for Kids. Mary Kay also gives presentations at schools about writing and her books. She lives in Cincinnati, OH. For more information go to: marykaycarson.com.

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ISBN:
9781402796227
Author:
Carson, Mary Kay
Publisher:
Sterling
Author:
Madsen, Jim
Author:
Berne, Emma Carlson
Author:
Richmond, Benjamin
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Subject:
Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
Politics & Government
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Good Question!
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8 x 10 in
Age Level:
from 7

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Children's » History » United States » General
Children's » Nonfiction » African American Studies
Children's » Nonfiction » US History
Children's » Nonfiction » World Cultures
Children's » Peace and Justice
Children's » People and Cultures

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"Synopsis" by ,
Why were schools, drinking fountains, and movie theatres segregated by race? Why did more than 250,000 people march in Washington, DC in 1963? What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s big dream--and has it come true? All of these and other “must-know” questions about the civil rights hero are answered in this engaging new book.
"Synopsis" by ,
Why did Columbus want to reach the New Worldand#8212;and was he the first to cross the Atlantic Ocean? What was life like on one of his ships? What did America look like before Columbus arrived? How did Columbus treat the native people? The engaging story of Columbus's voyage and the effect his arrival had on the native people will fascinate kids.
"Synopsis" by ,
What was the Underground Railroadand#8212;and who traveled on it? Who was Harriet Tubman and what did she do? This gripping book tells kids all about the perilous journey to escape slavery and finally become free: how long it could take, where the fugitives hid, who helped them, how and#8220;stationmastersand#8221; sent secret messages, and other fascinating details of the legendary Underground Railroad.
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