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El Día de Martin Luther King, Jr. /

by Ansary, Mir Tamim.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Ansary, Mir Tamim. Holiday histories: Publisher: Chicago : Heinemann Library, c2003Description: 32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1403430047 (lib. bdg.) :; 1403430276 (paper); 1404670785.Title notes: BRA $15.95 1-2004 (SPM)Uniform titles: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Spanish.Subject(s): King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Juvenile literature | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Martin Luther King, Jr., Day -- Juvenile literature | Martin Luther King, Jr., Day | Civil rights workers | Clergy | African Americans -- Biography | Holidays | Spanish language materialsSummary: Introduces Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, explaining the historical events behind it, how it became a holiday, and how it is observed.
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Children's Collection Children's NonFiction BRANCH Spanish j 394.26 ANS (Browse shelf) Available 39270002512303

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

These photo-filled books include historical details and social context, creating a complete portrait of five U.S. holidays. Each book includes a timeline of the holiday's development and the varying rituals used to commemorate it. Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.

Introduces Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, explaining the historical events behind it, how it became a holiday, and how it is observed.

BRA $15.95 1-2004 (SPM)

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Horn Book Review

Each of the books in this series offer some background on a particular holiday. At times, the text's conversational tone verges on speaking down to young readers. The books, illustrated with historical photos and drawings, provide some basic and useful information for report writers. Reading list, timeline. Glos., ind. [Review covers these Historias de fiestas titles: [cf2]El día de acción de gracias, El día de los presidentes,[cf1] and [cf2]El día de Martin Luther King Jr.[cf1].] (c) Copyright 2010. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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