Martin Luther King Jr.

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 2, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 160 pages
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You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, including
  • His faith in peace leads to a surprising protest.
  • Police injustice shocks the nation awake.
  • A personal sacrifice challenges prejudice and racism.
  • A fearless march demands rights for all Americans.
  • And an immortal speech inspires the world.

  • These days and five others shook King's world - and yours.
     

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    User Review  - KimJD - LibraryThing

    A very accessible look at the defining moments of MLK Jr's life, with enough backstory linking the days covered that those who are not overly familiar with his life will be able to easily follow the ... Read full review

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    User Review  - CathyBouchard - LibraryThing

    He lived 14,325 days and these 10 shook his world and yours. Read full review

    Contents

    INTRODUCTION
    CONTEST
    BOYCOTT
    THE VERDICT
    FREEDOM RIDERS
    BIRMINGHAM JAIL
    A DREAM
    EYES ON THE PRIZE
    THIS IS SELMA
    MARCH AGAINST FEAR
    THE MOUNTAINTOP
    NOTES AND SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
    Copyright

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    About the author (2009)

    David Colbert's most recent book is the New York Times bestseller Michelle Obama: An American Story. In addition to the 10 Days series, he authored the acclaimed Eyewitness series of first-person history and the Magical Worlds series for children. More than two million copies of his books are in print in almost thirty languages.