I Have a Dream: The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr.by Waln Brown
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This biography of the famous civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., begins with and includes the full transcript of Reverend King's famous speech, "I Have a Dream," delivered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. The author then goes on to inform the reader about Dr. King's family background, his childhood influences, educational experiences and the life events that molded his character to become the most important civil rights leader in the history of the United States of America. Special attention is focused on Reverend King's ministry, his involvement in bus boycotts, sit-ins, freedom rides, the Children's Crusade, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Nobel Peace Prize and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Written for students and young adult readers, this biography also includes an extensive vocabulary builder and ten thought-provoking review questions.
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