When Martin Luther King Jr. Wore Roller Skates

When Martin Luther King Jr. Wore Roller Skates

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Overview

Martin Luther King Jr. led the American Civil Rights Movement. But do you know what he was like as a child? From roller skating to playing football and basketball, Martin was a fun-loving child. This playful story of his childhood will help young readers connect with a historic figure and will inspire them to want to achieve greatness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515801375
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Series: Leaders Doing Headstands Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 459,999
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 660L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Mark Weakland wears many hats. As an author, he's written books for teachers, including Super Core!: Turbocharging Your Basal Reading Program with More Reading, Writing, and Word Work, published by the International Reading Association. His book topics for children include sports, bacteria, comets, and poetry. Mark's also a reading specialist. He teaches kindergarten children, third graders, parents, and teachers. As a musician and songwriter, Mark sings, plays percussion, and strums the guitar. Many of his songs, including "I Sure Love Pancakes" and "The Dooflicky Machine," have won national awards and contests. Mark lives in Western Pennsylvania.

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