Well known for being the wife of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and for her work for civil rights and world peace, Coretta Scott King received many awards and honorary degrees. But what was her childhood like when she was the same age as so many young readers today? Learn how Coretta could out-climb anyone in the neighborhood, was close to her dad, and could sing beautifully! 224 pages, Ages 8-12. Childhood of Famous American Series.
Coretta Scott King is well known for being the wifeÊof Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and for her own civil rights and world peace activism. She also received many awards and honorary degrees. But before she did all of those impressive things, Coretta was a strong little girl who could outclimb anyone in her neighborhood, was very close to her dad, and had a beautiful singing voice! Read all about how Coretta Scott King learned that if you work hard enough, your dreams can come true.
George Stanley was a Professor of African and Middle-Eastern Languages and Linguistics at Cameron University. In between prepping class lectures and grading papers, he found the time to write for children. He was also the author of Night Fires and the Third-Grade Detectives series.
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