|Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
Contributor(s): Bader, Bonnie, Harrison, Nancy (Illustrator), Wolf, Elizabeth (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0448447231 ISBN-13: 9780448447230
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: December 2007
Annotation: With clearly written text that explains a tumultuous time in American history, along with 80 black-and-white illustrations, this biography of Dr. King celebrates the vision and the legacy of a remarkable man. Illustrations.
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|Library of Congress Subjects: |
- African Americans; Biography; Juvenile literature.
- Civil rights workers; United States; Biography; Juvenile literature.
- Baptists; United States; Clergy; Biography; Juvenile literature.
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Cultural Heritage
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Historical
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Social Issues | Prejudice & Racism
|Lexile Measure: 750|
|Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
|Series: Who Was...?|
|Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction|
|Physical Information: 7.75" H x 5.25" W x 0.50" (0.25 lbs) 105 pages|
|Accelerated Reader Info|
|Quiz #: 120459
Reading Level: 5.2 Interest Level: Middle Grades Point Value: 2.0
|Scholastic Reading Counts Info|
|Quiz #: Q46370
Reading Level: 4.6 Interest Level: Grades 3-5 Point Value: 5.0
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights. Maintaining nonviolent and peaceful tactics even when his life was threatened, King was also an advocate for the poor and spoke out against racial and economic injustice until his deathfrom an assassins bulletin 1968. With clearly written text that explains this tumultuous time in history and 80 black-and-white illustrations, this "Who Was?" celebrates the vision and the legacy of a remarkable man.
Contributor Bio(s): IV>Bonnie Bader lives in Brooklyn, New York. Elizabeth Wolf lives in Boise, Idaho.
Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
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