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Martin Luther King Jr. (Usborne Famous Lives Gift Books)
Martin Luther King Jr. never expected to be a leader. All he wanted was for black people like him to be treated fairly in America. But what began as a small protest soon became a revolution Usborne Famous Lives retell the stories of fascinating people, bringing them to life so vividly, it's as if you're there with them.
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Usborne Books
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Sep 17, 2013 Sydney McClure rated it it was amazing
Fantastic book! This is a great book that succinctly discusses the life of MLKJ and his thinking during his march against segregation. There are great pictures used that show the passion and the fear people had during this time.
Rob Lloyd Jones was born in San Francisco but grew up in London. He studied Egyptology at University where he learnt hieroglyphics, and often goes on digs with the Egypt Exploration Society. He is a senior editor at Usborne, for whom he has written over thirty books – mostly historical non-fiction, but also adaptations of classics such as JEKYLL AND HYDE and THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO. Rob is also ...moreMore about Rob Lloyd Jones...