Coretta Scott King by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson

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Published by Twenty-First Century Books in Minneapolis .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • King, Coretta Scott, -- 1927-2006 -- Juvenile literature,
  • King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., -- 1929-1968 -- Juvenile literature,
  • African American women civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Stephanie Sammartino McPherson.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.97.K47 M39 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17174048M
ISBN 109780822571568
LC Control Number2006039817
OCLC/WorldCa76901888

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