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Happy birthday, Martin Luther King

Author: Jean Marzollo; J Brian Pinkney
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to a great civil rights leader. In simple words and beautiful scratchboard illustrations, the story of King's life and his commitment to understanding between races is told. Though this is in a picture-book format, the care taken in writing the text has made it very accessible to young readers. The focus is on King's ability to bring people together in this simple biography. The focus is on King's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Marzollo; J Brian Pinkney
ISBN: 0590440659 9780590440653 0590728288 9780590728287 0590270834 9780590270830 0590440667 9780590440660
OCLC Number: 24847349
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by Jean Marzollo ; illustrated by J. Brian Pinkney.

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An introduction to a great civil rights leader. In simple words and beautiful scratchboard illustrations, the story of King's life and his commitment to understanding between races is told. Though this is in a picture-book format, the care taken in writing the text has made it very accessible to young readers. The focus is on King's ability to bring people together in this simple biography. The focus is on King's ability to bring people together in this simple biography. Annotation. Much more than a biography, this book is an examination of the principles set forth by the renowned civil rights leader. The author highlights King's most brilliant moments, which will help readers better appreciate his accomplishments. Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc.

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