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The words of Malcolm X  Cover Image Book Book

The words of Malcolm X

Martin, Emmett (author.).

Summary: "Decades after he was killed in 1965, Malcolm X, the famous American activist, remains a figure of controversy. This essential biography uses primary sources-the embattled Black leader's own words and writings-to explore his often-misunderstood life, from the early death of his father to the days leading up to his assassination. It also examines Malcolm's teachings, which at times countered the civil rights movement of Martin Luther King Jr. The accessible text and historical photographs aid in helping the reader understand more about the United States of the 1950s and 1960s and the work of civil rights activists"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781642827071
  • ISBN: 164282707X
  • ISBN: 9781642827064
  • ISBN: 1642827061
  • ISBN: 9781642827088
  • Physical Description: print
    32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Buffalo, NY: PowerKids Press, 2024.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliogaphical references (page 31) index.
Formatted Contents Note: The 1960s -- A difficult childhood -- Introduced to the nation -- From "little" to "X" -- A new purpose -- A daring documentary -- An effective leader -- Crossing a line -- "By and means necessary" -- Labeling Malcolm -- Meeting MLK -- Changing views -- His legacy -- Glossary -- For more information.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 4-6 PowerKids Press.
Subject: X, Malcolm 1925-1965 Quotations Juvenile literature
Black Muslims Biography Juvenile literature
African American civil rights workers Biography Juvenile literature
X, Malcolm 1925-1965
African American civil rights workers
Black Muslims
Genre: Biographies.
Juvenile works.

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Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status  
Clayton County Library System:
      Northwest Branch
JUV 320.54 MALCOLM X ( Send Text)
31012006622417 CHILDREN'S NONFICTION Available
Greater Clarks Hill Regional Library:
      Burke County Library
JB Malcolm X ( Send Text)
31100003045789 Juvenile Books In process
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      Covington Branch Library
J B X ( Send Text)
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