Coretta Scott King

Civil Rights Activist

The Black American Journey
  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 7
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

A brief biography of the wife of the reverend Martin Luther King Jr. who shared his dedication to working peaceably to achieve equality. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2022
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-08-01
BISACS JNF007020, JNF007050, JNF018010
Dewey 920
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 950
Guided Reading Level W
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 512349
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
Online Resources

  • A Better Life
  • Struggling for an Education
  • Meeting Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Back in the South
  • A Dangerous Path
  • In Dr. King’s Memory
  • Think About It
  • Time Line
  • Glossary
  • Further Information
  • Index
Author: Cynthia Klingel

Cindy Klingel has been writing for The Child's World for more than 15 years. She also writes under the name C. Ann Fitterer. Most recently, Cindy has co-written more than 70 Child's World books with Bob Noyed. Cindy and Bob have written books in the Wonder Books Phonics Readers series, the Wonder Books Nonfiction series and the Spirit of America Our Presidents series. They also helped to develop The Spirit of America publishing program, which began in fall 2001. Cindy also helped to develop the Wonder Books publishing program. Cindy was born in Mankato, Minnesota. She lived for a short time in Minneapolis, where she worked in publishing. The rest of the time, she has lived in Mankato, which she believes is a great place to grow up! As a child, Cindy loved reading, writing and playing with friends. She enjoyed playing sports, especially softball and football! She also loved to dance. She was a dance student and then teacher for 17 years! In third grade, Cindy won an award in a national publishing contest sponsored by a large publishing company. It was then that she decided she would be an author when she grew up. In college, Cindy studied English and elementary education. Although she was interested in many things, she loved working with students. So she graduated with degrees in teaching. Cindy has been a public school educator for almost 20 years. She has worked for a Minnesota school district as a high school English teacher, an elementary teacher and is currently a curriculum director. She loves children's literature and makes regular visits to the children's section in bookstores and libraries. Cindy lives in Minnesota with her two daughters. When she is not working or busy being a mom, she can be found digging in one of her gardens, spending time with her many friends or with her nose in a good book.