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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]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Picture books for children
Children's literature
Juvenile literature
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Picture books
Historical fiction
Electronic books
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Duncan, Alice Faye.
Memphis, Martin, and the mountaintop.
Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2018]
(DLC) 2017949844
(OCoLC)1049177287
Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Faye Duncan; R Gregory Christie
ISBN: 9781635924312 1635924316
OCLC Number: 1182537672
Awards: ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2019
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2018
Chicago Public Library Best Informational Books for Younger Readers, 2018
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, 2019
CSMCL Best Books, 2018
Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2019
School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume (unpaged)) : color illustrations.
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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