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Coretta's Journey: The Life and Times of Coretta Scott King

This book is about Coretta Scott King
"Coretta's Journey: The Life and Times of Coretta Scott King," published on September 26, 2023, reveals the profound narrative of a woman emblematic of resilience and courage. Coretta Scott King, often remembered in the solemn shadows of her husband's funeral, emerges in these pages as a spirited and formidable force in her own right. From her early days facing racial violence in the South to challenging gender norms as a classical music student in the North, Coretta's life was one of relentless bravery and activism. Beyond her role as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s partner, she was a pivotal figure in the civil rights movement, advocating for racial justice and gender equality with unwavering tenacity. After her husband's tragic assassination, it was Coretta who continued to champion his dreams, ensuring his teachings would resonate with future generations. This powerful blend of poetry and prose, enriched with four starred reviews and accolades for its illustrative excellence, is an essential read for elementary school students exploring the realms of social justice and the enduring impact of personal resolve in the face of adversity. The story of Coretta Scott King invites readers to reflect: How can we carry forward the legacies of those who pave the way for justice and equality?
Published by Calkins Creek on September 26, 2023
48 pages
ISBN: 9781662680045
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Gender Equality and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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