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Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!
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Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

Written by Eleanora TateAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Eleanora Tate


· Yearling
· Trade Paperback · March 1, 1997 · $4.99 · 978-0-440-41407-0 (0-440-41407-5)


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Born: April 16 in Canton, Missouri


Education: Elementary school in Canton, Missouri; Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa; B.A. in Journalism, Drake University, Des Moines


Currently lives: I live in Morehead City, North Carolina with my husband Zack Hamlett, III, who is a photographer


Previous jobs: From newspaper reporting to cutting grass


Pets: A wonderful brown, white, and black calico named Raheema, who is 12 years old


Favorite hobbies: I love to shuck and jive, but when I'm not doing that, I love to saltwater fish and grow vegetables.


Favorite foods: cantaloupes, honeydew melons, and pecan pie


Favorite clothes to wear: I love to wear my Morehead City cap, my jeans, and my hiking boots. I also love to wear African clothing as an everyday philosophical statement.


Favorite colors: red, black, and green together; also teal (greenish-blue)


Favorite books: my own, first of all, then historical fiction


Inspiration for writing: I love to tell a believable story. I love to create realistic, believable, spunky characters with flaws, who face challenges and struggle to make the best of a situation. I have always loved to read and reading inspired me to want to try to write, too.