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I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.

I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Brad Meltzer

We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer.
Even as a child, Martin Luther King, Jr. was shocked by the terrible and unfair way African-American people were treated. When he grew up, he decided to do something about it—peacefully, with powerful words. He helped gather people together for nonviolent protests and marches, and he always spoke up about loving other human beings and doing what’s right. He spoke about the dream of a kinder future, and bravely led the way toward racial equality in America. 


Ages: 5-8
Illustrated by: Christopher Eliopoulos
ISBN: 9780525428527
Price: $14.99
Published by: Penguin Young Readers Group

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