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Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly

This book is about Malcolm X
"Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly" by Walter Dean Myers, illustrated by Leonard Jenkins, offers a vivid exploration into the life and legacy of Malcolm X, an iconic figure in the fight for racial justice. Published on December 23, 2003, this nonfiction picture book captures the essence of Malcolm X’s philosophy that Black individuals must proactively assert their right to equality. Guided by Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X rose to become a formidable leader during the pivotal Civil Rights movements of the 1950s and 1960s. His powerful narrative continues to inspire today. The combination of Myers' engaging text and Jenkins' expressive illustrations not only makes this book a visual treat but also an essential educational tool. Ideal for middle-school students, this book serves as an excellent resource for classroom discussions, book reports, and personal research on civil rights. Dive into the pages of this School Library Journal starred review recipient and discover the enduring impact of Malcolm X’s call for self-empowerment and justice.
Published by Amistad Books for Young Readers on December 23, 2003
40 pages
ISBN: 9780060562014
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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