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Books with title I am Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • I Am #4: Martin Luther King Jr.

    Grace Norwich, Elisabeth Alba

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Dec. 1, 2012)
    A brand-new biography series featuring some of the most important people from history and today.I helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott. I am only 34 when I give the "I Have a Dream" speech. I am Martin Luther King Jr.Learn all about this heroic man, whose accomplishments are truly inspiring, in the continuation of Scholastic's latest biography series: I AM. This book will feature illustrations throughout, a timeline, an introduction to the people you'll meet in the book, maps, sidebars, and a top ten list of important things to know about Martin Luther King Jr.
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  • Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

    Eleanora Tate, Kim Staunton, Recorded Books

    Audiobook (Recorded Books, Feb. 1, 2013)
    Young Mary Elouise is unhappy about who she is, until two African storytellers come to her school and help her to appreciate the value of her heritage. Eleanora E. Tate shares the richness of the contemporary African American experience with themes that speak to young readers of every color: self-acceptance, a healthy pride, and the importance of family and of community.
  • Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.

    James T. de Kay

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Jan. 2, 2001)
    Illus. with black-and-white photos. This revised edition of the popular Random House Step Up(TM) Biography of the great civil-rights leader and advocate for peaceful resistance now includes new text and additional dynamic photos. Reading level: 2.2.
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  • Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Life

    Marshall Frady

    eBook (Penguin Books, Dec. 27, 2005)
    Marshall Frady, the reporter who became the unofficial chronicler of the civil rights movement, here re-creates the life and turbulent times of its inspirational leader. Deftly interweaving the story of King’s quest with a history of the African American struggle for equality, Frady offers fascinating insights into his subject’s magnetic character, with its mixture of piety and ambition. He explores the complexities of King’s relationships with other civil rights leaders, the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and the FBI’s J. Edgar Hoover, who conducted a relentless vendetta against him. The result is a biography that conveys not just the facts of King’s life but the power of his legacy.
  • I Am #4: Martin Luther King Jr.

    Grace Norwich, Elisabeth Alba

    eBook (Scholastic Paperbacks, Dec. 1, 2012)
    A brand-new biography series featuring some of the most important people from history and today.I helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott. I am only 34 when I give the "I Have a Dream" speech. I am Martin Luther King Jr.Learn all about this heroic man, whose accomplishments are truly inspiring, in the continuation of Scholastic's latest biography series: I AM. This book will feature illustrations throughout, a timeline, an introduction to the people you'll meet in the book, maps, sidebars, and a top ten list of important things to know about Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    David Colbert

    Paperback (Aladdin, Nov. 25, 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.
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  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Emma E Haldy, Jeff Bane

    Paperback (Cherry Lake Pub, Jan. 1, 2016)
    The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter.
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  • Martin Luther King

    Alan C. McLean, Christine Lindop

    Paperback (Oxford University Press, Feb. 18, 2008)
    Features topics such as environmental issues, historical facts, and culture.Full-color photographs, introductions, glossaries, and exercises enhance student reading and learning.Audio versions of selected titles provide great models of intonation and pronunciation of difficult words.
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  • All About Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Todd Outcalt, Amber Calderon;Jennifer Mujezinovic

    Paperback (Blue River Press, Dec. 1, 2016)
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an influential Civil Rights leader and American history remembers him as always fighting for freedom and equality. At the March on Washington, his speech I Have a Dream encouraged those attending to keep protesting against racism and segregation. Martin Luther King Jr. changed the course of history and the lives of millions of Americans, his influence is still felt today and he is forever regarded as an American hero. After completing his doctorate, Martin Luther began leading marches and giving his powerful and influential speeches. Through struggles and oppositions, he helped turn his dream of equality into a law against segregation. From Selma and Montgomery, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia in the South to Chicago, Illinois in the North, Martin worked help people everywhere he went. Sometimes he was arrested, but it was all worth it to bring about permanent positive change. The All About . . . series is designed to interest middle-grade readers ages nine to fourteen in the world around them with information and biographies on inspirational figures and awe-inspiring places. After all, how do you discuss the Civil Rights Movement without also talking about Dr. King? Complete with two timelines, a glossary, quotes, an index and expertly crafted illustrations, All About Martin Luther King, Jr. is perfect for any student's library. A professionally-developed teacher s guide is available at blueriverpressbooks.com/all-about-teachers-guides/.
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  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

    JuJu Sabra, Ponn Sabra

    language (Ponn Press, Jan. 18, 2014)
    Amazon Bestseller in Martin Luther King for KidsDo Your Kids Know Why Martin Luther King Day is a National Holiday?Do They Think MLK was just a Public Speaker? Or, just a Civil Rights Activist?Are You Worried Your Children Will Never Come to Truly Appreciate History and Important Historical Figures, like Martin Luther King, Jr.?Get this First-Ever Illustrated Fun Facts MLK Biography specifically for kids 9 to 12 year olds!Included in 55 Fun Facts about Martin Luther King, Jr.Did you know that MLK had a hard time when his grandmother died?That he and Muhammad Ali had a secret relationship?Curious what is his favorite food?And many more unknown facts…along with all the necessary facts too!Colorful illustrations derived from famous moments of MLK’s life“I have a dream” speech text, audio and video clips availableRecommended MLK books for further researchNot only will America’s Civil Rights Movement make sense to kids, but they’ll also have fun learning in this unique fun way!Scroll up and grab your copy today. Tags: Martin Luther King Jr, Martin Luther King, MLK, Martin Luther King Day, MLK Day, Black History, Biography for Kids
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Mai Ly Degnan

    eBook (Frances Lincoln Children's Books, Feb. 4, 2020)
    From the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., the inspiring minister and civil rights activist. Little Martin grew up in a family of preachers: his dad was a preacher, his uncle was a preacher, his grandfather was a preacher… so maybe he’d become a great preacher too. One day, a friend invited him to play at his house. Martin was shocked when his mother wouldn’t let him in because he was black. That day he realized there was something terribly unfair going on. Martin believed that no one should remain silent and accept something if it's wrong. And he promised himself that – when he grew up – he’d fight injustice with the most powerful weapon of all: words. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the inspiring activist’s life.Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children.Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Life

    Marshall Frady

    Paperback (Penguin Books, Dec. 27, 2005)
    Marshall Frady, the reporter who became the unofficial chronicler of the civil rights movement, here re-creates the life and turbulent times of its inspirational leader. Deftly interweaving the story of King’s quest with a history of the African American struggle for equality, Frady offers fascinating insights into his subject’s magnetic character, with its mixture of piety and ambition. He explores the complexities of King’s relationships with other civil rights leaders, the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and the FBI’s J. Edgar Hoover, who conducted a relentless vendetta against him. The result is a biography that conveys not just the facts of King’s life but the power of his legacy.