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Who Was Martin Luther King Jr. ?

Who Was... ?

by Bonnie Bader; Elizabeth Wolf (Illustrator); Nancy Harrison (Illustrator)

Synopsis

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 death?from an assassin?s bullet?in 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.

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Book Information

Copyright year 2008
ISBN-13 9780448447230
ISBN-10 0448447231
Class Copyright
Publisher Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Subject Biography & Autobiography;History;Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 112
Shelf No. KT544
Grade Range 3 - 7
Ages 8 - 12
Lexile 750L