Annotations for My Uncle Martin's Words for America : Martin Luther King Jr.'s Niece Tells How He Made a Difference


Baker & Taylor
An inspirational tale by the niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., introduces young readers to the words and methods King used to promote civil rights through non-violence and peace. Illustrated by the Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe Award-winning author of My Friend Maya Loves to Dance.

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Baker & Taylor
Angela Farris Watkins, the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., recounts her uncle's work to promote racial equality and introduces key events during the civil rights era.

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Baker & Taylor
Explains how Martin Luther King used his message of love and peace to fight for civil rights for African Americans.

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Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

In this inspirational story about Martin Luther King Jr.--told from the perspective of his niece Angela Farris Watkins--readers learn how King used his message of love and peace to effectively fight for African Americans' civil rights.

Focusing on important words and phrases from his speeches, such as justice, freedom, and equality, Watkins uses King's language to expose young readers to important events during the civil rights era. The simple yet striking text, along with a timeline and glossary, makes this book an accessible tool for helping a young audience learn about the importance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence and his contributions to American history.



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