The most effective method used to influence children to read is to incorporate the information that interests them the most. National Geographic Readers
are educational, high-interest, and comprehensive for children. In this title, readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In this level two biography, difficult concepts are made understandable and transitioned into a more approachable manner. This includes the use of sidebars, timetables, diagrams and fun facts to hold the interest of the young reader. The colorful design and educational illustrations round out this text as an exemplary book for their young minds to explore.
""The book, in bright visuals and engaging text, offers up information about Dr. King’s childhood, his studies, and, of course, his work on behalf of equal rights... The large typeface and varied sentence structure is ideal for emergent readers."" --Booklist