Discover the amazing life story of Martin Luther King Jr, whose powerful words and dreams for the future inspired the world.
Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered for his famous "I have a dream" speech, which he gave during the March on Washington in 1963. But his life before and after that big event, and his other enormous contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, largely go unspoken. In this biography for kids ages 8-11, learn all about MLK - from his early family life and experiences in education, to his untimely death and the worldwide mourning and riots that followed.
Developed in consultation with literacy and subject experts, this new biography series goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create books children will enjoy reading and referencing for school projects and reports. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this a series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book includes an author's introduction letter as well as a glossary, timeline, family tree, quiz, and index.