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The Cart That Carried Martin

Written by Eve Bunting and illustrated by Don Tate

Published by Charlesbridge

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A unique retelling of Martin Luther King Jr.s funeral, focusing on the cart used to transport his coffin through the streets of Atlanta, Georgia, from Ebenezer Baptist Church to Morehouse College. The text also features the large number of people who walked the funeral route and were buoyed by MLKs positive influence, as well as Ada and Belle, the mules that pulled the cart.

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  • Age Range: 6-9
  • Pages: 32
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: November 6, 2018
  • ISBN: 1580893880
  • ISBN 13: 978-1580893886
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Eve Bunting

Eve Bunting has written more than two hundred books for young readers, including Pirate Boy (Holiday House), The Wedding, and Smoky Night (HMH Books for Young Readers), the winner of the 1995 Caldecott Medal. She lives in southern California.

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Don Tate

Don Tate is the author and illustrator of Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton (Peachtree), for which he received the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award, and Strong as Sandow. He received the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor for It Jes’ Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw (Lee & Low). He is the illustrator of several picture books including The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch (Eerdmans), and The Cart That Carried Martin. Don lives in Austin, Texas

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