A Lesson for Martin Luther King Jr.

A Lesson for Martin Luther King Jr.

Illustrated by: Rodney S. Pate
For Ages: 5 - 7
Level 2: Reading Independently
• More complex stories
• Varied sentence structure
• Paragraphs and short chapters

Young Martin Luther King Jr. is having some problems with his best friend, Bobby. First, they are going to different schools this year. Next, Bobby's dad is not letting his son play with Martin. When Martin learns why, he is confused and hurt -- but he learns a lesson that he will never forget.
  • Simon Spotlight | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689853975 | 
  • December 2003 | 
  • Grades K - 2 | 
  • Lexile 440L

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