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Written by Christine Taylor-Butler


ISBN: 978-0-531-12934-0

List Price: $31.00

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Through his inspiring leadership during the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-20th century, Martin Luther King, Jr., made a remarkable impact on U.S. history. Today, his legacy is honored with a beautiful memorial in the center of Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital. Readers will learn about King’s life and accomplishments, how the memorial was planned and built, its integration with surrounding Tidal Basin monuments, and much more. Features include engaging sidebars that highlight unique attractions; maps to show size, location and important features of each site; glossaries; eye-catching images; charts, diagrams and more.
Item #: 680852
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 975.3
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • Engaging sidebars highlight unique attractions at the parks
  • Maps show size, location, and features of the parks
  • Charts, diagrams, and infographics help clarify complex topics
  • Timelines highlight landmark events in each park’s history
  • Fact files display important park statistics in easy-to-read charts
  • Map Mystery feature provides clues to help readers search for important park landmarks
  • Be a Memorial Explorer! Section teaches readers about other African- American historic sites in Washington, D.C.
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com