The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. (The Story Of)

by Christine Platt (Author)

The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. (The Story Of)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: The Story Of

Discover the life of Martin Luther King Jr--a story for kids ages 6 to 9 about standing up for civil rights Martin Luther King Jr became one of the most important civil rights leaders in America by fighting for equality for black people. Before he made history with his powerful speeches and peaceful protests, Martin was a dedicated, smart kid who loved to learn. He challenged racism and overcame hardships to follow his passion and do the right thing.

Of all the Martin Luther King Jr books for kids, this one really helps you explore how Martin went from being a kid with a dream to an outstanding leader who made America a better place for everyone. How will his life inspire you to do what's right?

All Martin Luther King Jr books for kids should include:

  • Path to power--Unlike other Martin Luther King Jr books for kids, this one has a visual timeline so you can see Martin's progress through life.
  • Word definitions--This standout among Martin Luther King Jr books for kids has a helpful glossary for the more advanced words and ideas inside.
  • Lasting change--Everything that Martin Luther King Jr books for kids should be, this book explains how Martin made the world a better place for future generations.

If you've been searching for Martin Luther King Jr books for kids that have beautiful illustrations and easy-to-read chapters, look no further--this one has it all!

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Christine Platt
CHRISTINE PLATT has over ten years of experience as an advocate for social justice and policy reform. She holds a B.A. in Africana Studies from the University of South Florida, M.A. in African and African American Studies from The Ohio State University, and J.D. from Stetson University College of Law. Christine currently serves as a Culture, Equity & Inclusion Expert for non-profit and for-profit organizations. She formerly served as the Managing Director of the Antiracist Research & Policy Center at American University. A believer in the power of storytelling as a tool for social change, Christine's work centers on teaching culture, equity, and inclusion through culturally-responsive literature for people of all ages.
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Guided Reading Level
Rockridge Press
Publication date
September 20, 2021
The Story Of
BISAC categories
JNF007110 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Social Activists
Library of Congress categories
African Americans
Civil rights workers
United States
20th century
Civil rights
King, Martin Luther

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