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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Series: A True Book
by Dana Meachen Rau

On the third Monday of every January, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr., the life and legacy of one of America's enduring symbols of freedom and courage. Readers get to explore the tragic yet triumphant journey this great African-American leader traveled and the quest to honor his memory with a national holiday.

Completely redesigned for today's young investigative reader, True Books are an indispensable addition to any collection. Each book guides readers through the facts that nurture their need to know.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
4.7
Lexile Measure
820L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Publisher
Children's Press (CT)
Number of Pages
47
Genre
Informational

About the Author

Dana Meachen Rau Dana Meachen Rau has written more than 300 books for children, including picture books, early readers, nonfiction, and biographies.

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