Martin Luther King Jr., the inspiring civil rights leader, is profiled in a riveting graphic novel!
See how Martin's early experiences and beliefs shaped him into the leader of the Civil Rights movement and a martyr in the fight for equal rights. Help older children learn about some of the most exciting men and women who have ever lived and present it in a way that they'll actually enjoy! Our Great Lives series is one of our entries in the growing field of nonfiction graphic books. Each book follows the lives of scientists, artists, and activists that made enormous contributions to the world. Following these people from their early childhood days right up until their most extraordinary achievements, kids will discover the many incredible ways that they have impacted our world. These books offer a wonderful way to engage reluctant readers--and create a lifelong reader instead.
Rachel Ruiz is the author of seven children's books, including her debut picture book, When Penny Met POTUS. Rachel was inspired to write her first book after working as a video producer for Barack Obama on his re-election campaign in 2012, and her then three-year-old daughter's inquisitive questions about "POTUS." Rachel also penned two non-fiction picture books, When Hillary Rodham Clinton Played Ice Hockey and When Rosa Parks Went Fishing, and four books in the Superhero Harry chapter book series for Capstone.