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Title:
Coretta Scott King : dare to dream
ISBN:
9780147513632

9780605887787
Physical Description:
81 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
General Note:
"Coretta Scott King and the Civil Rights Movement"--Title page.
Reading Level:
970 L Lexile
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Summary:
"From her childhood encounters with discrimination to her activism as an adult, Coretta Scott King dreamed of finding a place where people were treated equally. This ... biography tells the story of how she came to stand up against prejudice and violence during the African American civil rights movement"--Page 4 of cover.
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Summary

Coretta Scott King--author, activist, and civil rights leader

From her childhood encounters with discrimination to her activism as an adult, Coretta Scott King dreamed of finding a place where people were treated equally. This compelling biography tells the story of how she came to stand up against prejudice and violence during the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

"A readable account of the life of Coretta Scott King... this biography shows her to be a courageous woman who can stand on her own merit, and not just as the wife of one of the world's most well-known men."
-- School Library Journal

About the Women of Our Time series:
International in scope, the Women of Our Time series of biographies cover a wide range of personalities in a variety fields. More than a history lesson, these books offer carefully documented life stories that will inform, inspire, and engage.


Author Notes

Angela Shelf Medearis is the author multiple books for children on African-American history. She has also written several cookbooks including The Kitchen Diva's Diabetic Cookbook: 150 Healthy, Delicious Recipes for Diabetics and Those Who Dine with Them . She lives in Austin, Texas.


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