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Martin Luther King Jr. : fighting for civil rights
 by Random House Children's Books, New York :
168 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Includes bibliographical references (page 158) and index.
A leader is born -- Young man on a mission -- Boycotting segregation -- A movement begins -- The fight for civil rights -- The March on Washingon -- A new America -- An American hero.
"On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke to more than 250,000 people in Washington, DC about his dream of racial equality. His message of peaceful protest inspired a generation to stand up for their rights. Find out how a boy who was not allowed to go to school or the movies with white people blazed a trail in civil rights"--Publisher.