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Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr. ?

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ISBN13:

9780448447230

ISBN10:
0448447231
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/27/2007
Publisher(s):
Grosset & Dunlap

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Summary

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.

Author Biography

Bonnie Bader lives in Brooklyn, New York. Elizabeth Wolf lives in Boise, Idaho.

Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.



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