|Illustrated By:||Comport, Sally Wern|
|By (author):||Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux|
|Series:||Step Into Reading|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Beginner|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century|
|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Size:||9.00in x 6.00in x 0.12in|
|From The Publisher*||An inspiring biography introducing children to the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic march on Washington.|
Young readers can now learn about one of the greatest civil rights leaders of all time, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in this Level 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader. Set against Dr. King's historic march on Washington in the summer of 1963, a moving story and powerful illustrations combine to illuminate not only one of America's most celebrated leaders, but also one of America's most celebrated moments.
Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. For children who are ready to read on their own.
|Biographical Note||VAUNDA MICHEAUX NELSON is the author of many books for children, including Almost to Freedom, a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book. She was the winner of the Coretta Scott King Award and Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award for Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal. She works as a librarian in New Mexico, where she lives with her husband.|
SALLY WERN COMPORT creates editorial visual concepts for the Wall Street Journal (among many other publications), illustrates books, curates and creates large-scale art, and develops aesthetic and branding concepts for direct clients. Sally brings a unique, powerful energy to everything she does. She lives in Annapolis, Maryland.