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Memphis, Martin, and the mountaintop : the sanitation strike of 1968

Author: Alice Faye Duncan; R Gregory Christie
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This historical fiction picture book presents the story of nine-year-old Lorraine Jackson, who in 1968 witnessed the Memphis sanitation strike--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final stand for justice before his assassination--when her father, a sanitation worker, participated in the protest.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther Jr King; Martin Luther Jr King
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Faye Duncan; R Gregory Christie
ISBN: 9781629797182 1629797189
OCLC Number: 1049177287
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Alice Faye Duncan ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.

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This historical fiction picture book presents the story of nine-year-old Lorraine Jackson, who in 1968 witnessed the Memphis sanitation strike--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final stand for justice before his assassination--when her father, a sanitation worker, participated in the protest.

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