Civil Rights Crusaders
Malcolm X was a courageous advocate for the rights of African Americans who led a fascinating, if sadly short, life. From his work for the Nation of Islam to his assassination, this book delicately handles the life of this important civil rights leader with age-appropriate language and content and a timeline for easy reference. Photographs of Malcolm X throughout his life enhance his conversion from militant black leader to peaceful civil rights activist.
* Reviews *Book Review: Malcolm XFigures as dynamic and complicated as Malcolm X will always be challenging to introduce to young readers, but Civil Rights Crusaders series makes a strong effort with this simple, straightforward, and brief biography... Sturdy back matter, including a time line, round out this solid offering.Booklist