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Martin Luther King Jr

Author: Laurie Calkhoven; Charlotte Ager
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2019. ©2019
Series: DK life stories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this biography, discover the amazing story of Martin Luther King Jr, whose powerful words and dreams for the future inspired the world. Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered for his famous "I have a dream" speech, which he gave during the March on Washington in 1963. But his life before and after that big event, and his other enormous contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Calkhoven; Charlotte Ager
ISBN: 9780241322888 024132288X
OCLC Number: 1098249963
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Ages 8-11.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Family of ministers --
"Whites only" --
A clear path --
Love and marriage --
Rosa Parks refuses to stand --
The movement spreads --
"Letter from Birmingham jail" --
"I have a dream" --
Selma --
The poverty problem --
"Free at last" --
A lasting legacy.
Series Title: DK life stories.
Responsibility: by Laurie Calkhoven ; illustrated by Charlotte Ager.

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In this biography, discover the amazing story of Martin Luther King Jr, whose powerful words and dreams for the future inspired the world. Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered for his famous "I have a dream" speech, which he gave during the March on Washington in 1963. But his life before and after that big event, and his other enormous contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, largely go unspoken. In this biography for kids ages 8-11, learn all about MLK - from his early family life and experiences in education, to his untimely death and the worldwide mourning and riots that followed.

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