Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? by Bonnie Bader ; illustrated by Elizabeth Wolf. by Bonnie Bader

Cover of: Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? | Bonnie Bader

Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., -- 1929-1968 -- Juvenile literature,
  • African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Baptists -- United States -- Clergy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Inlcudes bibliographical references.

Book details

GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
ContributionsWolf, Elizabeth, 1954- ill.
LC ClassificationsE185.97.K5 B325 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17989837M
ISBN 109780448447230
LC Control Number2007023064

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