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Martin Luther King: Books for Teens and Adults
Biography and history about Martin Luther King, Jr and his times and contributions.
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Title: At Canaan's Edge : America in the King Years, 1965-68
Author: Branch, Taylor
ISBN: 068485712X
Notes: The final installment of Branch's Pultizer-Prize winning, three-volume biography of Martin Luther King Jr.

 
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Title: Parting the Waters : America in the King Years, 1954-63
Author: Branch, Taylor
ISBN: 0671687425
Call Number: 973.0496 B732p
Notes: This critically-acclaimed biography covers Martin Luther King and the civil iights movement through the 1963 Kennedy assassination.

 
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Title: Pillar of Fire : America in the King Years, 1963-65
Author: Branch, Taylor
ISBN: 0684848090
Call Number: 973.0496 B732pi
Notes: The second volume of Branch's biography of Martin Luther King examines King's jailing, the end of segregation, and the growing rifts in the civil rights movement that led to calls for a more violent reaction to racism.

 
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Title: Martin Luther King, Jr., Spirit Led Prophet: a Biography
Author: Dean, Richard L.
ISBN: 156548097X
Call Number: 323.0924 K585de
Notes: This biography explores Dr. King's spiritual beliefs and the religious foundation of his doctrine of nonviolent social change.

 
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Title: I May Not Get There With You: the True Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author: Dyson, Michael Eric
ISBN: 0684867761
Call Number: 323.0924 K585dy
Notes: Offers a provocative analysis of Martin Luther King's life and legacy.

 
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Title: The Life and Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author: Haskins, James
ISBN: 0688116906
Call Number: 323.4092 K585h
Notes: A succinct biography of Martin Luther King that also reexamines unanswered questions concerning his assassination.

 
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Title: King: the Photobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Author: Johnson, Charles Richard
ISBN: 0670892165
Call Number: 323.0924 K585j
Notes: A photographic portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. that surveys his life from King preaching to his congregation to the Montgomery bus boycott and his incarceration in a Birmingham jail to his assassination and its aftermath.

 
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Title: King: a Biography
Author: Lewis, David Levering
ISBN: 0252006801
Call Number: 323.4092 K585Le2
Notes: An assessment of Martin Luther King, Jr. as a political leader.