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Learning about dignity from the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Jeanne Strazzabosco

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Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.,
  • African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Baptists -- United States -- Clergy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Dignity -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Clergy.,
  • Civil rights workers.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.,
  • Dignity.

Book details:

About the Edition

A brief biography examining the value of dignity in the life of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader whose philosophy and practice of nonviolent civil disobedience helped African Americans win many battles for equal rights.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJeanne Strazzabosco.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesA character building book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.97.K5 S79 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL982560M
ISBN 100823924157
LC Control Number96020210
OCLC/WorldCa34674789

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