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Marching to Freedom (Dell Yearling Biography)

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"You get up now!" The bus driver told the young black boy to move to the back of the bus.

But fourteen-year-old Martin Luther King, Jr. did not move.

"Come on now, M.L.," said his teacher. "We have to move. It's the law."

Martin Luther King, Jr. moved to the back of the bus that day in 1943, but he never forgot how it made him feel. When he became a man, he fought to change t

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Paperback, 96 pages
Published January 1st 1987 by Yearling
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Meridith Moore
Feb 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Marching to Freedom: The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Joyce Milton brings a great perspective to an important time in American History. Milton does a phenomenal job at highlighting Dr. King’s life in a way that allows the reader to picture the words in his or her mind. The vivid detail brings the Civil Rights movement to life and is eye opening to all the truly amazing ways Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. helped fight for human rights.

As a young adult, I learned so much more than I ever would
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Joyce Milton is the author of several noted juvenile biographies, as well as the prize-winning novel, Save the Loonies.
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