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Illus. with black-and-white photos. This revised edition of the popular Random House Step Up(TM) Biography of the great civil-rights leader and advocate for peaceful resistance now includes new text and additional dynamic photos. Reading level: 2.2.
Paperback, 112 pages
Published January 2nd 2001 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published October 12th 1969)
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The book I read was about Martin Luther King. I liked reading this because it has arguments about discrimination against African Americans which was from unfair laws. He believed in God because God says everybody has to be equal with no differences. He was minister of Baptist church. He fought without violence. It is easy to understand the new vocabulary. It has short chapters. The interesting history made me to continue reading. It gives me lot information the history in the p
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Apr 10, 2008 100% dominican boy rated it it was amazing
this book is about Martin Luther king, Jr when he grew up with his family and how smart he whas that at age 15 he won a areading contest arond united States and how he have change the world.
Aug 26, 2014 Leto rated it really liked it
When Martin Luther King Jr. was a boy, he was going to the shop some days. He found a white boy and they played together but soon the white boy wasn't at the shop because he said he said he didn't like to play with Martin Luther King Jr. anymore. When he turned into a man he was very polite and believed in Jesus.

I liked this book because Martin Luther King Jr. because he taught about black and whites not fighting but to hold hands as brothers and sisters and he talked about Jesus.

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Feb 16, 2016 Micah rated it really liked it
Martin Luther King, Jr. liked other black people and I'm glad that he helped them. The part I didn't like was that the white people didn't like the black people. Martin Luther King, Jr. wanted to start up a boycott on a bus and it worked, but a few weeks or months later the white people got very angry. They burned the buses and they popped the tires. The buses were all broken. I learned that everyone in the world should not hurt other people.
I liked learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. and ho
Nov 17, 2008 LULU♥ rated it it was amazing
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My goal for this week was?
My goal for this week was to finsh the book Meet Martin Luther King,Jr. and now i am currently reading this book which i have been enjoying.

The main characters from the book Meet Martin Luther King,Jr. are Martin Luther King and his wife Coretta Scott and many other people. Martin Luther King was a very nice person he also really enjoy going out with his friends and dancing but he never whent out to fancy places. Coretta Scott is a very nice lady she also loved singing
Feb 10, 2016 Lacy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great for young kids. I'm keeping it for when my boys get into school!
Apr 24, 2009 Arch rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone That Wants To Learn About Dr. Martin Luther King
This is a very eductional book about Dr. Martin Luther King. I've read some things in this book that I didn't know about Dr. King, such as he skipped the 12th grade. He was a very smart man. He went to kindergarten prior to be five years old. He has even been in so many accidents and walked away, as if nothing happen.

I've also learn something about Jessie Jackson that I didn't know and that is, he ran for president in 1984 and 1988.
Oct 07, 2012 Zac rated it it was amazing
The characterization is direct cause this book is about racism and this goes for everybody in the old days when their was racism and when blacks and whites didnt get along and martin luther king tried to stop racism and make everybody come together and have the same equal rights
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Mar 29, 2011 Holly M. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Perfect book for people interested in history.
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It was an easy book to read
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James Tertius deKay is also the author of Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History and Chronicles of the Frigate Macedonian. He lives in Stonington, Connecticut.
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