Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2nd Edition

From the Series On My Own Holidays

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

On January 20, 1986, church bells rang in New York City, world leaders gathered in Atlanta, and thousands paraded in Chicago. It was the first annual celebration of a new national holiday. People all over the United States were remembering Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who dreamed of peace, equality, and freedom for all people.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Holidays
Copyright 2004
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand On My Own Books
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™, Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 56
Publication Date 2003-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.5
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF026130, JNF007110, JNF018010
Dewey 323'.092
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.875 x 8.5
Lexile 660
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 77899
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Maps, Note to adults, Recipes, Teaching Guides, Timeline, and eSource

Author: Linda Lowery

Illustrator: Hetty Mitchell

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On My Own Holidays

Encourage understanding of diverse cultures. Featuring full-page illustrations, these beautiful editions look at the history and customs associated with various holidays and present early readers with high-interest offerings. View available downloads →