Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of the most famous African Americans in history. His ideas about peaceful demonstrations earned him great respect and fame. What Martin was taught as a child helped prepare him for his future as a leader and an example for all people. Simple text and photographs introduce young readers to the lives of famous people in America. This is a wonderful series that supports commemorative occasions. This series explores and supports the standards under "The History of the United States: Democratic Principles and Values and the Peoples from Many Cultures Who Contributed to Its Cultural, Economic, and Political Heritage," as required by the National Standards for History.