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Dee Lillegard
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My First Martin Luther King Book

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Hardcover, 31 pages
Published April 1st 1987 by Children's Press(CT) (first published March 1st 1987)
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Eileen Goedert
Jun 08, 2014 Eileen Goedert rated it it was ok
In 15 illustrated poems, Lillegard attempts to tell the boyhood story of the famed civil rights leader. Unfortunately, the sing-song rhymes (published in 1987) lack excellence in writing, historical accuracy and authentic emotion. The writer may win over some young readers/listeners with his premise that the civil rights movement took root one day when King the boy wasn’t allowed to play with white boys, but this notion seriously undermines the depth and dangers of racism in King’s youth and ...more
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