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Books with title I am Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

    Bonnie Bader, Elizabeth Wolf

    Library Binding (Perfection Learning, Jan. 1, 2008)
    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 deathafrom an assassinas bulletain 1968. With clearly written text that explains this tumultuous time in history and 80 black-and-white illustrations, this "Who Wasa]?" celebrates the vision and the legacy of a remarkable man.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Ryan Nagelhout

    Paperback (Gareth Stevens Pub, Aug. 1, 2015)
    Presents a biography of a courageous leader in the civil rights movement who championed nonviolent protest and "had a dream" of equality for all.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

    Christine Taylor-Butler

    Paperback (Children's Press, Feb. 1, 2019)
    Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy is honored with a beautiful memorial in the center of Washington, D.C., the nation's capital.A True Book: National Parks series allows readers to experience spectacular vistas and natural landscapes, as well as interact with the rich tapestry of American History. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.Readers will learn about King's life and accomplishments, how the memorial was planned and built, its integration with surrounding Tidal Basin monuments, and much more.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    R.J. Bailey

    Library Binding (Jump!, Aug. 1, 2016)
    In Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, young readers will learn about this American holiday and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    David A. Adler, Colin Bootman

    Hardcover (Holiday House, June 1, 2001)
    From the Holiday House Reader series, this volume briefly introduces Martin Luther King Jr. as a civil rights leader. Adler points out not only King's childhood experiences with racism but also the values his parents taught him: self-respect, dignity in the face of injustice, and the power of ideas and words. This brief biography chronicles the main events of King's life and goes on to include his death and his legacy as "a powerful man of peace."
  • Martin Luther King, Jr

    Nigel Hunter

    Hardcover (Bookwright Press, March 15, 1985)
    Profiles the life and achievements of the Baptist preacher and civil rights leader who practiced the principle of nonviolence in an attempt to gain equal rights for all Americans.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

    David Colbert

    Library Binding (Perfection Learning, Nov. 1, 2008)
    You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, including His faith in peace leads to a surprising protest. Police injustice shocks the nation awake. A personal sacrifice challenges prejudice and racism. A fearless march demands rights for all Americans. And an immortal speech inspires the world. These days and five others shook King's world - and yours.
  • Martin Luther King,Jr.

    Randolph Jacoby

    Hardcover (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
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Janet McDonnell, Helen Endres

    Paperback (Childrens Pr, Jan. 1, 1994)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Lisa M. Herrington

    Library Binding (Childrens Pr, Sept. 1, 2013)
    Explains why Americans honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and his achievements with a national holiday.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Josh Gregory

    Library Binding (Childrens Pr, Feb. 1, 2015)
    As one of the most influential leaders of the American civil rights movement in the 1950s and 60s, Martin Luther King, Jr., is a towering figure in U.S. history.Readers (Grades 3-5) will explore King's life, from his boyhood in Atlanta to his triumphant successes in breaking down the barriers of racism and segregation. They will also find out how King was influenced by peaceful leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi and how his words and accomplishments are celebrated today.
  • Martin Luther King

    Clevin M. Brailsford

    language (BookBaby, April 27, 2011)
    The body of work is a poem about Martin Luther King.