National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr.  -     By: Kitson Jazynka
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National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr.

National Geographic Children's Books / 2012 / Hardcover

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Engage your beginning readers with amazing, true-life science facts! This Level 3 reader is perfect for kids who are reading fluently on their own and who are ready for more challenging vocabulary and varied sentence structure. Learn all about Martin Luther King in this photograph-rich book. 32 pages, hardcover.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: National Geographic Children's Books
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 1426310889
ISBN-13: 9781426310881
Series: National Geographic Readers

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Publisher's Description

The most effective method used to influence children to read is to incorporate the information that interests them the most. National Geographic Readers are educational, high-interest, and comprehensive for children. In this title, readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

In this level two biography, difficult concepts are made understandable and transitioned into a more approachable manner. This includes the use of sidebars, timetables, diagrams and fun facts to hold the interest of the young reader. The colorful design and educational illustrations round out this text as an exemplary book for their young minds to explore. 

National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

Author Bio

KITSON JAZYNKA is an award-winning freelance writer and children's author. Her work appeals regularly in National Geographic Kids, American Girl, and Young Rider magazines, as well as the Washington Post's KidsPost. In 2011, she worked with the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Foundation to write a book called The Making of the Memorial, a history of the creation of the memorial to Dr. King on the National Mall. Kitson also contributes to national equestrian and dog magazines including, Dog Fancy, Horse Illustrated, and Dressage Today. Her picture book, Carrot In My Pocket, was published in 2001. She currently lives with her family in Washington, DC. The author lives in Washington, DC.

Editorial Reviews

"The book, in bright visuals and engaging text, offers up information about Dr. King’s childhood, his studies, and, of course, his work on behalf of equal rights... The large typeface and varied sentence structure is ideal for emergent readers." --Booklist

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