Martin Luther King Jr.
Walking in the Light
From the Series Gateway Biographies
Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential and inspiring leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. His life, work, and death are brought to life for readers like never before.
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|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Social Studies|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007050, JNF007110, JNF007020|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||501490|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Index, Reviewed, Source notes, and Timeline|
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