In All About Martin Luther King, Jr. readers ages 9 through 13 years old will enjoy learning about this great civil rights leader.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most influential leaders in the Civil Rights Movement. He was influenced by Jesus, Thoreau and Gandhi, and he used nonviolent resistance to become a social activist. Martin Luther King Jr., led civil rights marches and gave powerful speeches that moved people. For example, his I Have a Dream speech given at the March on Washington in front of the Lincoln Memorial is an inspiration to many. People still quote from this speech.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., hoped that all people would come together for freedom and equality. Martin’s work towards equality would eventually become law, such as the legal end of racial segregation.
Martin Luther King Jr. changed the lives of all Americans and will forever be an American hero.
All About Martin Luther King Jr. is illustrated throughout. Its reading grade level is 4th through 8th.
About the Author
Todd Outcalt is an accomplished author. He has penned more than a dozen non-fiction books and books for youth ministry. He also has a blog in which he blogs regularly. Aside from being a writer, Todd is also a lead pastor, a husband and a father. He brings a great deal of passion to his writing. He has written for adults, children, cancer patients, and persons with disabilities. He lives in Brownsburg, Indiana with his wife and enjoys reading, kayaking, and hiking.
Amber Calderon is the illustrator of All About Martin Luther King Jr. She is a young artist pursuing a Studio Art degree from DePauw University. Amber has found a deep fondness for digital art and drawing. Much of her interest in making art is rooted in replicating, understanding, and manipulating the world around her.