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Martin Luther King, Jr. and the March on Washington

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Martin Luther King, Jr. and the March on Washington

By Frances Ruffin; Stephen Marchesi (Illustrator)

Grosset & Dunlap, Paperback, 9780448424217, 48pp.

Publication Date: December 4, 2000

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On August 28, 1963, more than 250,000 people came to the nation's capital. They came by plane, by bus, by car--even on roller-skates--to speak out against segregation and to demand equal rights for everyone. They also came to hear the words of a very special leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. Told with a wonderful immediacy, this book captures the spirit of this landmark day in American history and brings Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech to vivid life for young children.



About the Author
Frances E. Ruffin has written many other biographies, including Frederick Douglass: Rising up from Slavery, Molly Pitcher, and Meet Lois Lowry. Stephen Marchesi lives in Croton-on-Hudson, NY.
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