Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He studied to become a minister and inspired many people with his words. King's dedicaton to civil rights and his peaceful protests were the major force in the desegregation of the U.S. Find out how his peaceful means made such important changes in our society. See how he sacrificed everything in the name of equality. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of softcover 64-page biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. These people, many from very humble beginnings, changed how the world works. Each biography includes a glossary, timeline, and illustrations. An individual guide for each title provides reproducible activities to extend the text.
|Series Name||Biographies of the 20th Century|
|Grade||9 - 12|
|Subject Areas||Nonfiction Biographies|