I am Martin Luther King, Jr. / Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos.Material type: TextSeries: Ordinary people change the world: Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrated (chiefly color) ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780525428527; 0525428526Subject(s): King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | 1900-1999 | African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Biography | Civil rights workers | Baptists -- Clergy | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Biography & Autobiography -- Social Activists | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- People & Places -- United States -- African American | African Americans -- Civil rights | Civil rights movements | Civil rights workers | United StatesGenre/Form: Biography. | History.DDC classification: 323.092 | B LOC classification: E185.97.K5 | M398 2016Other classification: JNF007110 | JNF025210 | JNF018010 Summary: "A biography of Martin Luther King Jr. that tells the story of how he used nonviolence to lead the civil rights movement"--
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"A biography of Martin Luther King Jr. that tells the story of how he used nonviolence to lead the civil rights movement"--
Author notes provided by SyndeticsBrad Meltzer was born on April 1, 1970 and grew up in Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from the University of Michigan and Columbia Law School. His first published title was called The Tenth Justice. His other works include Dead Even, The First Counsel, The Millionaires, The Book of Fate, The Zero Game, The Inner Circle and The Fifth Assassin. He is the Eisner Award-winning author of the critically acclaimed comic book, Justice League of America. He also wrote the non-fiction books, Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter. He has written speeches for former President Clinton's National Service Program and played himself as an extra in Woody Allen's film, Celebrity. In 2013, his title History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time.
In 2014 his titles, I Am Abraham Lincoln, I Am Amelia Earhart and I am Rosa Parks made The New York Times Best Seller List.
In 2016, Meltzer's title's The House of Secrets, I Am George Washington, and I Am Jane Goodall made the New York Times Bestseller list.
(Bowker Author Biography)