My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Christine King Farris

Reading Level: Early Elementary School, Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Non Fiction
Publisher: Aladdin 2005

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Farris writes a stirring memoir of her younger brother, M.L., with a simple directness that will help young children understand the concept of segregation and the importance of Dr. King's message.

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Caldecott Medal

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Coretta Scott King Award

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

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