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Martin Luther King Jr.: Voice for Equality!

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A graphic biography of civil rights leader and American icon Martin Luther King Jr.

This graphical biography tells the story of the most prominent leader of the American civil rights movement. With full-color illustrations and a historically accurate narrative, Martin Luther King Jr.: Voice for Equality! will inform and entertain readers of all ages. From his childhood in A
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published March 26th 2019 by Portable Press
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Kailey (BooksforMKs)
Apr 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
This graphic novel wonderfully summarizes the powerful life story of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his peaceful fight for civil rights in the United States.

I especially liked that many exact quotes from MLK, Jr. and others are used as the dialogue, but some of the dialogue is conjecture and added to enhance the story, imagining what might have been said in various situations. I'm always on the lookout for reputable historical books, and I felt that the history here was accurate and true to actua
Elizabeth Reid
May 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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I REALLY liked this book. It teaches so much in that wonderful graphic-novel format my kids are obsessed with.

My book breakdown:
96 pages
Full color illustrations in graphic novel format
Best for ages: 7+
Educational factor: medium high
Christian content: yes, I appreciated how much King's religion was spoken of
Parents could be concerned about: The violence of civil rights movement and King's murder are referenced.

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Kristi Bernard
May 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Follow along with Lady Liberty and Uncle Sam as they walk you through the pages of history sharing the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Readers who are fans of comics will love going back in time to review the story of Dr. King from his early childhood until the last moments of his life. Illustrated boxes with speech and thought balloons keep the storyline short and sweet but still provide plenty of story to get the reader engaged in the history of events. Side-bar commentary is shared with im
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In addition to his work as a professional editor, James Buckley, Jr., is also the author of many books on American sports that are geared toward young fans and budding athletes.

Buckley, who has founded a company called Shoreline Publishing Group to produce books for reluctant readers, maintains that sports are far more than simple hobbies or ways to burn off excess energy.