Martin Luther King,Jr.
(Mason Crest Publishers, Jan. 1, 2018)
No leader of Americas civil rights movement was more inspirational and influential than Martin Luther King Jr. During the mid-1950s, King established the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) to coordinate civil rights activities in the South. The SCLC encouraged nonviolent resistance through numerous acts of social protestsit-ins, interstate bus rides, voter registration drives, and an enormous march on Washington, D.C. Kings call for a prejudice-free nation remains the greatest of American dreams. Each title in this series includes color photos throughout, and back matter including: an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving together additional information to provide realistic and holistic perspectives. Educational Videos are offered in chapters through the use of a QR code, that, when scanned, takes the student to an online video showing a moment in sports' history, a speech, or an instructional video. This gives the readers additional content to supplement the text. Text-Dependent Questions are placed at the end of each chapter. They challenge the readers comprehension of the chapter they have j