El dia de Martin Luther King, Jr. (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

El dia de Martin Luther King, Jr. (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

by Mir Tamim Ansary
     
 

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It is the third Monday in January and school is closed. But do you know why? It's Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Turn the pages of this book to find out what dream Dr. King shared with the world, who Mohandas Gandhi was, how one brave woman helped Martin Luther King Jr. change history. Each book in the Holiday Histories series describes one of America's holidays or

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It is the third Monday in January and school is closed. But do you know why? It's Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Turn the pages of this book to find out what dream Dr. King shared with the world, who Mohandas Gandhi was, how one brave woman helped Martin Luther King Jr. change history. Each book in the Holiday Histories series describes one of America's holidays or special days. Explore the history of each day and learn the real reason why it is important. Discover what special meaning each day might have for you.

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Gr 1-3-These books have a polished and up-to-date look. The author explains why the United States celebrates various national holidays and gives brief details about the events and personalities honored in each of these observances. Although El dia de los presidentes naively explains that the Civil War was singularly about slavery, the other details in the books seem accurate, diverse, and less regionalistic. The strength of the books lies in their visual impact. The photographs in El dia de accion de gracias show diverse families enjoying a turkey meal. These titles provide enough information for beginning readers. They may even prove useful for high-interest/low-reading-level audiences. The only drawback is the titles use English capitalization conventions rather than the appropriate Spanish system. Overall, the books are easy to use and the information is accessible and accurate. Joel Bangilan, Houston P.L., TX Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432919450
Publisher:
Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date:
11/15/2008
Series:
Historias de Fiestas Series
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,389,592
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

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