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I Am Martin Luther King, Jr. - (Ordinary People Change the World) by Brad Meltzer (Hardcover)

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Suggested Age: 5-9 Years

Number of Pages: 32

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Series Title: Ordinary People Change the World

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Dial Books

Book theme: Social Activists

Author: Brad Meltzer

Language: English

Street Date: January 5, 2016
TCIN: 50158872
UPC: 9780525428527
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-0517
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



"A biography of Martin Luther King Jr. that tells the story of how he used nonviolence to lead the civil rights movement"--



Book Synopsis



Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is the 8th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.

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.

This friendly, fun biography series inspired the PBS Kids TV show Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. One great role model at a time, these books encourage kids to dream big. Included in each book are:

- A timeline of key events in the hero's history
- Photos that bring the story more fully to life
- Comic-book-style illustrations that are irresistibly adorable
- Childhood moments that influenced the hero
- Facts that make great conversation-starters
- A character trait that made the person heroic and that readers can aspire to

You'll want to collect each book in this dynamic, informative series!



About the Author



Brad Meltzer is the New York Times bestselling author of Heroes for My Son, Heroes for My Daughter, The Lincoln Conspiracy, and a number of suspense novels like The Lightning Rod. He also helped find the missing 9/11 flag with his History Channel television show Brad Meltzer's Lost History. He lives in Florida with his wife and their three children. (And did you know that a picture of Brad is hidden in every book in this series?)

Christopher Eliopoulos began his illustration career at Marvel Comics, and has worked on thousands of comics, including his own Cow Boy and Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius. He is the author and illustrator of the picture books The Yawns Are Coming! and The Giggles Are Coming! and the graphic novels Cosmic Commandos and Monster Mayhem. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and their college-graduate twin sons (who also make an appearance in each Ordinary People Change the World book).

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Estimated ship weight: 0.55 pounds
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