Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Make Way For BooksPresents a sparse, poetic, and beautiful retelling of an influential life, paired with luminous illustrations.
Publisher SummaryWalking many miles to school in the dusty road, young Coretta Scott knew the unfairness of life in the segregated south. A yearning for equality began to grow. Together with Martin Luther King, Jr., she gave birth to a vision of change through nonviolent protest. It was the beginning of a journey—with dreams of freedom for all.
Examines the life of Martin Luther King's wife, Coretta, who in her own right, was a civil rights pioneer who experienced the injustices of the segregated South and who continued her husband's mission after his assassination.