Coretta Scott King
The Inside Guide: Civil Rights Heroes
Reading Level: 4-5
Interest Level: 4-6
Working with her husband Martin Luther King Jr. and well after his death, Coretta Scott King was a civil rights activist in her own right. She had aspirations of becoming a musician; however, in the 1950s and 1960s, the world changed and Coretta Scott King joined the fight for a more equal America. Readers discover the story of her life, including her upbringing, her influence during the civil rights movement, and her legacy. Sidebars, fact boxes, and questions engage readers and help them understand one of the most influential voices for social justice in the 20th century.