A unique retelling of Martin Luther King Jr.'s funeral, focusing on the cart used to transport his coffin through the streets of Atlanta, Georgia, from Ebenezer Baptist Church to Morehouse College. The text also features the large number of people who walked the funeral route and were buoyed by MLK's positive influence, as well as Ada and Belle, the mules that pulled the cart.
|Product dimensions:||5.56(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 9 Years|
About the Author
Eve Bunting has written more than two hundred books for young readers, including The Baby Shower, The Wedding, and Smoky Night, the winner of the 1995 Caldecott Medal. Her books are often about important social issues. Born in Ireland, she now lives in California.
Don Tate is the award-winning illustrator of numerous books for children, including Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite, Ron's Big Mission, and Black All Around. He is the author of It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw. Don lives with his wife and son in Austin, Texas.
Sean Crisden is a multitalented actor who has narrated audiobooks in almost every genre, from science fiction to romance. He has also voiced characters in numerous video games, such as the award-winning ShadowGun, and appeared in many commercials and films, including The Last Airbender. A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sean now resides in Phoenix, Arizona.
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The cart was old. Its paint had faded. It was for sale outside Cook's Antiques and Stuff. Nobody wanted it.
Excerpted from "The Cart That Carried Martin"
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