A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr.
An introduction to one of the most outstanding Americans of the twentieth century, perfect for young readers.
Born in 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up to become a civil rights leader whose philosophy and practice of nonviolent civil disobedience helped African Americans win many battles for equal rights. Young readers will learn how his interest in equality was sparked by experiences in his childhood, and how his legacy shaped modern America.
Pairing detailed illustrations and an accessible narrative of Dr. King's life, this book is ideal for a discussion about the history behind the holiday, or an early introduction to the struggle for civil rights in America. Includes a timeline of important dates.
Adler, David A (Author), Casilla, Robert (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0823408477 EAN: 9780823408474
Publisher: Holiday House
Pub Date: January 01, 1989