“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was an African-American man who worked hard to make life better for all Americans.”
This wonderfully rich, detailed biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. was written to engage and inspire, as well as inform. When children read about the life of a distinguished historical figure, they begin to see that famous people also were children, had families, learned, and worked toward a goal. Discovering connections between themselves and a person who has made a significant contribution to the world is an insightful moment for young readers. Includes rich historical photos, simple text, and a pictorial “Words to Know” page. Paperback, 32 pages. Ages 5-8.