Coretta Scott King
From the Series History Maker Biographies
Question: Who was known as the First Lady of the U.S. civil rights movement? Answer: Coretta Scott King. She helped her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., fight for equal rights for African Americans in the 1950s and 1960s. After his death, she continued to speak out for peace and equality for all people.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.8|
|Reading Counts! Points||4.0|
|BISACS||JNF007050, JNF007110, JNF007120|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Guided Reading Level||R|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||121207|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and Timeline|
Author: Laura Hamilton Waxman
Laura Hamilton Waxman lives in Minnesota and has written many nonfiction books for young readers.
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History Maker Biographies
Explore the lives of famous figures found in the core of every history curriculum. Each completely nonfiction book is illustrated with historical photographs and illustrations. Sidebars, a timeline, and entertaining cartoon illustrations further illuminate each subject’s personality. View available downloads →