As Good As Anybody
As Good As Anybody
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As Good As Anybody

Written by Richard Michelson & illustrated by Raúl Colón
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6 - 9
Reading age
32
Page count
49
Words per page
680L
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Dec 24, 2013
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A Baptist preacher from Atlanta. A rabbi born in Poland. Their names came to stand for the struggle for justice and equality. Martin Luther King Jr. grew up in a loving family in the American South, at a time when many of this country’s doors were closed to African Americans. He aimed to open those doors. He became a minister like his daddy, and he preached and marched for his cause. Abraham Joshua Heschel grew up in a loving family in a Europe that did not welcome Jews. He found a new home in America, where he was a rabbi like his father, carrying a message of peace and acceptance. Martin put out a call for others to join him. Abraham knew he must answer Martin’s call. Here is the story of how two men formed a remarkable friendship and turned their personal experiences of discrimination into a message of love and equality for all.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780385753876
    Publication Date
    December 24, 2013
    Publisher
    Knopf Books for Young Readers
    Page Count
    32
    Words Per Page
    49
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    6 - 9 years
    Lexile® Level
    680L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~P
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.1
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    122592
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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