Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop

Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop

The Sanitation Strike of 1968

Book - 2018
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This historical fiction picture book presents the story of nine-year-old Lorraine Jackson, who in 1968 witnessed the Memphis sanitation strike--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final stand for justice before his assassination--when her father, a sanitation worker, participated in the protest.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781629797182
1629797189
Branch Call Number: FICTION Dun
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations : 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Christie, R. Gregory 1971-

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This historical fiction picture book presents the story of nine-year-old Lorraine Jackson, who in 1968 witnessed the Memphis sanitation strike--Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final stand for justice before his assassination--when her father, a sanitation worker, participated in the protest.


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