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  • Published: 1 March 2016
  • ISBN: 9780525428527
  • Imprint: Dial
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $37.00

I am Martin Luther King, Jr



The eighth biography in this New York Times bestselling series features one of America’s greatest civil rights heroes

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is the 8th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.

As a child, Martin Luther King, Jr. was shocked by the terrible and unfair way African American people were treated. When he grew up, he decided to do something about it—peacefully, with powerful words. He helped gather people together for nonviolent protests and marches, and he always spoke up about loving other human beings and doing what’s right. He spoke about the dream of a kinder future, and bravely led the way toward racial equality in America.

This friendly, fun biography series inspired the PBS Kids TV show Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. One great role model at a time, these books encourage kids to dream big. Included in each book are:

   • A timeline of key events in the hero’s history
   • Photos that bring the story more fully to life
   • Comic-book-style illustrations that are irresistibly adorable
   • Childhood moments that influenced the hero
   • Facts that make great conversation-starters
   • A character trait that made the person heroic and that readers can aspire to 

You’ll want to collect each book in this dynamic, informative series!

  • Published: 1 March 2016
  • ISBN: 9780525428527
  • Imprint: Dial
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $37.00

About the authors

Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer is the New York Times bestselling author of Heroes for My Son, Heroes for My Daughter, The First Conspiracy, and a number of suspense novels like The Escape Artist. He also helped find the missing 9/11 flag with his is History Channel television show Brad Meltzer’s Lost History. He lives in Florida with his wife and their three children.

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