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Author Bausum, Ann.
Title Marching to the mountaintop : how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hours / by Ann Bausum.
Pub Info Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2012.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 323 BAU     AVAILABLE
 Edgartown-Children Coll.  J 323 BAU     AVAILABLE
 Provincetown-Children's  J 323.092 Bau     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 104 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Audience 1200L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG+ 8.9 4 4 148836
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-102) and index.
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- Death in Memphis -- Strike! -- Impasse -- A war on poverty -- Marching in Memphis -- Last days -- Death in Memphis, reprise -- Overcome -- Afterword -- King's campaigns -- Cast of characters -- Timeline -- Research notes and acknowledgments -- Resource guide.
Summary The book explores how the media, politics, the Civil Rights Movement, and labor protests all converged to set the scene for one of King's greatest speeches and for his tragic death.
Subject King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Juvenile literature.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Assassination -- Juvenile literature.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Assassination.
Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968 -- Juvenile literature.
Labor movement -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968.
Labor movement -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968.
Labor movement -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Tennessee -- Memphis -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Memphis (Tenn.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Memphis (Tenn.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre Biography.
ISBN 9781426309397 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1426309392 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781426309403 (library binding : alk. paper)
1426309406 (library binding : alk. paper)
Stndrd # 9781426309403
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