Martin Luther King (History Maker Bios Series)

Martin Luther King (History Maker Bios Series)

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by Mary Winget
     
 

True or false?
Martin Luther King Jr. was the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

True!
King used peaceful actions like marches and boycotts to gain equal rights for African Americans. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, when he was just 35 years old.

  • When he was a teenager, he always wanted to be in style. He liked wearing
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    Overview

    True or false?
    Martin Luther King Jr. was the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

    True!
    King used peaceful actions like marches and boycotts to gain equal rights for African Americans. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964, when he was just 35 years old.

  • When he was a teenager, he always wanted to be in style. He liked wearing fashionable suits made of tweed so much that his friends called him Tweed.
  • As a leader of the civil rights movement, he often faced danger. He was beaten and arrested, and his house was bombed.
  • In 1983, the U.S. government created a holiday in his honor. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated on the third Monday of every January.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780760735749
    Publisher:
    Barnes & Noble
    Publication date:
    12/19/2002
    Series:
    History Maker Bios Series
    Pages:
    48
    Sales rank:
    452,162
    Product dimensions:
    5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.30(d)
    Age Range:
    7 - 10 Years

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