What Was Your Dream, Dr. King? And Other Questions About Martin Luther King, Jr by Mary Kay Carson
  

What Was Your Dream, Dr. King? And Other Questions About Martin Luther King, Jr

Written by Mary Kay Carson
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Part of the Good Question! Series

Synopsis

What Was Your Dream, Dr. King? And Other Questions About Martin Luther King, Jr by Mary Kay Carson

This book is suitable for children aged 7 years and up. Why were schools, drinking fountains and movie theatres segregated by race? Why did more than 250,000 people march in Washington, DC in 1963? What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s big dream and has it come true? All of these and other must-know questions about the civil rights hero are answered in this engaging new book.

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Utilizing an inviting question-and-answer format, Carson presents an overview of Dr. King's life, endeavors, and beliefs, providing historical context with clear explanations of segregation and defining moments in the civil rights movement. Straightforward and accessible, the text is sprinkled with primary quotes and accompanied by sepia-toned paintings. -- School Library Journal

About the Author

Mary Kay Carson is an award-winning children's nonfiction author. She has written more than 40 books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature and history and also gives presentations at schools about writing and her books. For more information go to: marykaycarson.com.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Mary Kay Carson
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Publisher

Sterling an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co Inc

Publication date

6th December 2012

ISBN

9781402790454


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