Martin Luther King Jr.: Voice for Equality! (Show Me History!)

by James Buckley (Author)

Martin Luther King Jr.: Voice for Equality! (Show Me History!)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
A graphic biography of civil rights leader and American icon Martin Luther King Jr. This graphical biography tells the story of the most prominent leader of the American civil rights movement. With full-color illustrations and a historically accurate narrative, Martin Luther King Jr.: Voice for Equality! will inform and entertain readers of all ages. From his childhood in Atlanta to his rise as an international icon of human rights and a fiery orator who refused to back down in the face of adversity, King's life story serves as an ongoing source of inspiration.

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James Buckley
James Buckley Jr. is a prolific author of nonfiction for young readers, with more than 150 books to his credit (and still typing!). He is the author of more than a dozen titles in The New York Times' best-selling "Who Was...?" biography series, including the Wright Brothers, Milton Hershey, Betsy Ross, Jules Verne, and Blackbeard. Buckley has written more than thirty DK Readers on a wide variety of topics, plus two recent long-form bios of Adolf Hitler and Bonnie and Clyde for Aladdin Books. For Spring 2019, he created the first book in a new series for Aladdin--a bio of astronaut Michael Collins. Buckley is the co-author of Time Inc./Liberty Street's "X-Why-Z" series and wrote and produced the Animal Planet Animal Atlas for Liberty Street. A former editor at Sports Illustrated and the National Football League, he lives in Santa Barbara, California, where he runs a successful book producing company.

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Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781684125463
Lexile Measure
590L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Portable Press
Publication date
March 20, 2019
Series
Show Me History!
BISAC categories
JNF053140 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Social Topics | Prejudice & Racism
JNF007110 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Social Activists
JNF007020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Historical
JNF025210 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | United States/20th Century
Library of Congress categories
African Americans
Civil rights workers
United States
King, Martin Luther
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiograp
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States
Cartoons and comics
Comics (Graphic works)
Biographical comics

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