Coretta Scott King (She Persisted)

by Kelly Starling Lyons (Author) Gillian Flint (Illustrator)

Coretta Scott King (She Persisted)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: She Persisted

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who spoke up and rose up against the odds--including Coretta Scott King!

In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Kelly Starling Lyons, readers learn about the amazing life of Coretta Scott King--and how she persisted.

Coretta Scott King is known for being the wife of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but she was a civil rights activist and leader in her own right! She was a singer and an author too, and her work made a difference for Black Americans and for all women for decades to come.

Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton, black-and-white illustrations throughout, and a list of ways that readers can follow in Coretta Scott King's footsteps and make a difference!

And don't miss out on the rest of the books in the She Persisted series, featuring so many more women who persisted!

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Kelly Starling Lyons
KELLY STARLING LYONS es fundadora de Brown Bookshelf, artista docente y autora galardonada de libros infantiles. Su misión es destacar el legado de los héroes negros, celebrar la familia, la amistad y la herencia cultural, y mostrar a los niños que todos llevan un narrador dentro. Muchos de sus libros han sido premiados, incluyendo Libro de Honor Caldecott para Going Down Home with Daddy, Libro de Honor Geisel para Ty's Travels: Zip, Zoom, Premio Christopher para Tiara's Hat Parade, lista de mejores libros de Bank Street para Sing a Song: How Lift "Every Voice & Sing" Inspired Generations y selección Junior Library Guild para Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon. También es autora de la popular serie de libros infantiles de Jada Jones.

Chelsea Clinton es hija de Hilary Clinton, presidenciable en la campaña 2016 al Gobierno de Estados Unidos, y de Bill Clinton, el expresidente de los Estados Unidos. Estudió Historia en la Universidad de Standford. Tiene, también, un MPH de la Escuela Mailman de Salud Pública de Columbia y un doctorado en Relaciones Internacionales de la Universidad de Oxford. Actualmente es vicepresidenta de la Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation donde lidera iniciativas y proyectos relacionados con la mejora de la salud mundial, el incremento de oportunidades para las niñas y las mujeres, la reducción de la obesidad infantil y enfermedades prevenibles, la creación de lugares de trabajo y la formación de la nueva generación de líderes mundiales.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780593353509
Lexile Measure
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Guided Reading Level
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Publisher
Philomel Books
Publication date
January 20, 2022
Series
She Persisted
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF023000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Girls & Women
Library of Congress categories
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