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Martin Luther King Jr. (Usborne Famous Lives Gift Books)

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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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May 07, 2014 Gerardo rated it really liked it
This book was amazing because it talks about racial injustice a and how African Americans have to live in this world.No mater how it is African African fight for there freedom.It is a great book to read.
Dec 02, 2009 Cj rated it really liked it
I am reading this book that Woo Jeong and Seong Ho read. Woo Jeong told me some events that had happend in the book. But i am not sure about the
the story. So i am reading this book and i think it's good to know about someone that is famous in the world.
Sydney McClure
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.
I thought this book was inspiring and informational and it pains me to think that rascism is still existant in todays world I think it was nice to know how determined a person can be.
Jun 29, 2012 Cynthia rated it really liked it
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The book contains some new insight into the thinking of Dr. King. It is an excellent way to introduce or expand upon the learning of intermediate and high school students.
Leo Davila
Dec 07, 2012 Leo Davila rated it liked it
this book was inspiring for many reasons. it was about his life and what specail events he did and at the end, thats when martin luther king jr. went to the grave
Oct 29, 2013 John rated it it was amazing
He is brave. He is charismatic. And he is determined.
Martin Luther King is born to be a great leader of civil right and he is my inspiration.
Zoe Seevaratanam
Jun 28, 2011 Zoe Seevaratanam rated it it was amazing
I liked that he stoped Americans from treating Blacks so badly! But the sad part is when he got shot!
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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 ...more
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