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My Uncle Martin's Words for America - by Angela Farris Watkins (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 40

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers

Age Range: 9-12 Years

Book theme: Social Activists

Author: Angela Farris Watkins

Language: English

TCIN: 79233833
UPC: 9781419718366
Item Number (DPCI): 247-05-1182


A picture-book tribute to the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

In this inspirational story about Martin Luther King Jr.--told from the perspective of his niece, Angela--readers learn how King used words of love and peace to effectively fight for African Americans' civil rights.

The book focuses on words and phrases from King's speeches, such as justice, freedom and equality.

Angela Farris Watkins, PhD demonstrates the importance of her uncle's language in bringing about changes during the Civil Rights Movement, from his "I Have a Dream" speech to the peace march in Alabama.

Including a timeline and a glossary, this stirring and poignant book is a wonderful introduction to Martin Luther King Jr. and his powerful message of nonviolence.

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