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My First Biography: Martin Luther King, Jr.

My First Biography: Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Marion Dane Bauer Illustrated by Jamie Smith

The MY FIRST BIOGRAPHY series brings the biggest life stories to the smallest readers.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a great man. His words changed the way people thought, and his actions spurred them on to change the world. With simple, lyrical text and bold, kid-friendly illustrations, this book introduces Dr. King to the youngest readers.

Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
2.5
Lexile Measure
670L
DRA
18
Guided Reading
K
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Biography and Autobiography

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Marion Dane Bauer Bauer is a remarkably prolific author who has received critical acclaim for her ability to step inside the viewpoint of a child. Her best-selling novel On My Honor was named a Newbery Honor Book, one of countless awards and citations Bauer has received for her work over the years.
Jamie Smith

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