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A Time to Break Silence
The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Introduction by Walter Dean Myers


A Time to Break Silence
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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction - History - United States - 20th Century; Juvenile Nonfiction - Ethnic - African-American; Juvenile Nonfiction - Social Situations - Prejudice & Racism
Imprint: Beacon Press
Format: Trade Paperback
Pub Date: November 2013
Price: $14.00
Can. Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-3305-0 (0-8070-3305-7)
Pages: 272
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.


CONTENTS

 
Introduction: Martin Luther King, Jr. by Walter Dean Myers ix

Love and Faith

A Gift of Love*
An Experiment in Love
Loving Your Enemies
A Knock at Midnight

Nonviolent Resistance
The Sword That Heals
My Trip to the Land of Gandhi

Consequences of War
Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence
The Casualties of the War in Vietnam

Young People Working for Justice
The Time for Freedom Has Come
The Burning Truth in the South
Black and White Together

The Power of Freedom
Speech at the Great March on Detroit
Letter from Birmingham Jail
I Have a Dream

Suffering, Hope, and the Future
Eulogy for the Martyred Children
Suffering and Faith
The Drum Major Instinct
What Is Your Life’s Blueprint?

Acknowledgments
Glossary
Index

* Reflection questions are included after each selection.





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