The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.: An Inspiring Biography for Young Readers (The Story of: Inspiring Biographies for Young Readers) (Paperback)

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The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.: An Inspiring Biography for Young Readers (The Story of: Inspiring Biographies for Young Readers) (Paperback)

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Discover the life of Martin Luther King Jr.—a story about standing up for civil rights for kids ages 6 to 9

Martin Luther King Jr. became one of the most important civil rights leaders in America by fighting for equality for Black people. Before he made history with his powerful speeches and peaceful protests, Martin was a dedicated, smart kid who loved to learn. He challenged racism and overcame hardships to follow his passion and do the right thing. Explore how Martin went from being a kid with a dream to an outstanding leader who made America a better place for everyone.

  • Independent reading—This Martin Luther King Jr. biography is broken down into short chapters and simple language so kids 6 to 9 can read and learn on their own.
  • Critical thinking—Kids will learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Martin's life, find definitions of new words, discussion questions, and more.
  • A lasting legacy—Find out how Martin made the world a more equal place for future generations in this African American history book for kids.


How will Martin Luther King Jr.'s life inspire you?

Discover activists, artists, athletes, and more from across history with the rest of The Story Of series, including famous figures like Ella Fitzgerald, Simone Biles, Sojourner Truth, Barack Obama, and John Lewis.
Christine Platt is an advocate for social justice and policy reform. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Africana Studies, a master’s degree in African and African American Studies, and a J.D. from Stetson University College of Law. Through storytelling, she teaches people of all ages about race, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Product Details ISBN: 9781641529549
ISBN-10: 1641529547
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: June 30th, 2020
Pages: 68
Language: English
Series: The Story of: Inspiring Biographies for Young Readers