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Life and Words of Martin Luther King Jr (Scholastic Biography)

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Published by Rebound by Sagebrush .
Written in English


  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Clergy,
  • Civil rights,
  • Biography & Autobiography - People of Color,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Religious,
  • Biography,
  • United States,
  • Afro-Americans,
  • Baptists

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9581290M
ISBN 100808565680
ISBN 109780808565680

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A dramatic retelling of events in the life of the American icon, including his adoption of nonviolence and the famous march on Washington. Martin Luther King Jr. was in trouble. He had been arrested in Birmingham, Ala., for leading a freedom march. No one could visit him. He could not make a telephone call. This was "solitary.". Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is an excellent picture book for students of all ages, even though the book is intended for grades I gave this book four stars (reallly liked it) mainly because of the unique format of the book/5. The Life And Words Of Martin Luther King Jr. (Scholastic Biography) Paperback – January 1, by Ira Peck (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 14 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: 3.   Martin Luther King, Jr. is the kind of hero whose story inspires Americans of all ages, 8-year-olds and year-olds, generations past and generations Author: Sarah Begley.

There was once a great man named Martin L. King Jr. He was born Janu in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents were Reverend Martin L. King Sr. and Alberta W. King. He had an older sister and a younger brother. He was a very smart man and therefore skipped the ninth and twelfth grade. Dr. King began college at the age of fifteen. Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend and Day of Service in Philadelphia Every year, Philadelphia honors the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of giving back as well as fun activities across the city. View this year's activities and events. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" Speech.   Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on Janu , in Atlanta, Georgia, the second child of Martin Luther King Sr., a pastor, and Alberta Williams . Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr.; Janu – April 4, ) was an American Christian minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement from until his assassination in King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, inspired by his Christian beliefs and the Born: Michael J. King Jr., Janu , .

10 Facts About Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. skipped two grades in high school, 9th and 11th, and entered college (Morehouse College) at the age of 15 in By 19, he received a bachelor’s degree in sociology. His honeymoon was spent at a funeral parlor. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the foremost civil rights leaders in American history, based his protests on the ideas of Thoreau and Gandhi. His insistence on standing up for what is right led to his early death at the hand of a gunman. Martin Luther King Jr. devoted his life to fighting for equal rights for African Americans.   50 years after his assassination in , Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as an activist, prominent leader in the civil rights movement, and wordsmith. Throughout his years of public service, the Nobel Peace Prize winner wrote and delivered speeches—the most notable being his "I Have a Dream" speech—that provided words of wisdom that still hold true : Mckenzie Jean-Philippe.   This picture-book biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world’s most influential leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Doreen Rappaport weaves the immortal words of Dr. King into a captivating narrative to tell the story of his life.