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Martin Luther King Jr.: The Life of a Civil Rights Leader

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A brief look at the life and work of martin Luther King, Jr., told in graphic novel format.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Rosen Classroom (first published August 1st 2006)
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Andy Hickman
Oct 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
“Martin Luther King Jr.: The Life of a Civil Rights Leader” (Graphic Biographies) by Gary Jeffrey, Chris Forsey (Illustrator)

Truly a man for such a time! ***

Dr Benjamin Mays: “Find your strongest talent and perform it better than anyone else.” (p14)

King: “The philosopher, Henry David Thoreau, says that even a minority of one honest man can spark a revolution.” (p14)

King: “Like Ghandi, I must channel my anger into a positive and creative force!” (p15)
Jan 14, 2012 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: children starting to read graphic novels
We've read several picture books about Martin Luther King, Jr. and we wanted to find something new and different to read this year. I found one nonfiction book that had another reiteration of the facts of his life (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), but then I found this book. I liked the graphic novel format and the dramatic way that his life events were presented. Our girls have heard so much about the man at school that they are bored by a plain reciting of his life. This book makes his tale come a ...more
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