M.L.K.: The Journey of a King by Tonya BoldenM.L.K.: The Journey of a King by Tonya Bolden

M.L.K.: The Journey of a King

byTonya BoldenEditorBob Adelman

Hardcover | January 1, 2007

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Coretta Scott KingHonor Winner Tonya Bolden focuses her critical eye on Martin Luther King, Jr.
In the tradition of her award-winning book "Maritcha," Tonya Bolden brings words and pictures together to tell the life story of one of America's greatest figures: Martin Luther King, Jr. -- or M.L.K. Central to the story is King's belief that agape -- the selfless love for one's neighbor -- is the rope that binds all peoples together. This philosophy came forward in his sermons, in his daily practice, and especially in his support of nonviolent protests.
More than 80 photographs of M.L.K. preaching, leading marches, being arrested, and overcoming the violence and prejudice around him are juxtaposed with images of his wife and family, of his fellow protestors, and of other leaders of the day. A tribute to a great human being, "M.L.K." will surely inspire young readers.
Tonya Bolden’s books have been praised in The Washington Post, Kirkus Reviews, and Parade and won recognition from the Junior Library Guild, Black Expressions Book Club, and the New York Public Library. She is a magna cum laude baccalaureate of Princeton University in Slavic Languages and Literature (focus, Russian), the field in which...
Title:M.L.K.: The Journey of a KingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 10.25 × 8.75 × 0.62 inPublished:January 1, 2007Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810954761

ISBN - 13:9780810954762

Appropriate for ages: 10