Level 2: Reading Independently
More complex stories
Varied sentence structure
Paragraphs and short chapters
Young Martin Luther King Jr. is having some problems with his best friend, Bobby. First, they are going to different schools this year. Next, Bobby's dad is not letting his son play with Martin. When Martin learns why, he is confused and hurt but he learns a lesson that he will never forget.
About the Author
Denise Lewis Patrick has written more than twenty books for children. Before writing full-time, she worked in publishing as a staff writer and editor. Denise has been telling stories since she was eight years old. She remembers, as a child, binding her hand-written manuscripts with a needle and thread to create her very own books.
Ms. Patrick lives on Staten Island with her husband and their four sons. This is her first book for middle-grade readers.