- Age Range: 8 - 12 years
- Grade Level: 3 - 7
- Lexile Measure: 750L
- Series: Who Was?
- Paperback: 112 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Workshop; 5th Paperback Edition edition (December 27, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0448447231
- ISBN-13: 978-0448447230
- Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.3 x 7.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces
Who Was Martin Luther King Jr.?
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Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? Paperback – December 27, 2007
by Bonnie Bader (Author), Who HQ (Author), Elizabeth Wolf (Illustrator)
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 death?from an assassin?s bullet?in 1968. With clearly written text that explains this tumultuous time in history and 80 black-and-white illustrations, this Who Was?? celebrates the vision and the legacy of a remarkable man.
About the Author
Bonnie Bader lives in Brooklyn, New York. Elizabeth Wolf lives in Boise, Idaho.
Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
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