Uncle Peters Amazing Chinese Wedding by Lenore LookJennys favorite uncle, Peter, is getting married, and everyone is happy happy -- everyone, that is, except Jenny. While her family runs about getting ready for the traditional Chinese wedding -- preparing for the tea ceremony, exchanging good-luck money called hungbau, helping the bride with her many dresses -- Jenny is crying on the inside. How is she supposed to still be Uncle Peters number-one girl, with her new aunt Stella around? Maybe if she can stop the days events from happening, he wont get married at all...
Mischievous kids will love following Lenore Look and Yumi Heos feisty heroine from Henrys First-Moon Birthday in this charming story that also illuminates the many traditions of the Chinese wedding.
Martin Luther King Jr.: His life in pictures
Martin Luther King Jr. Born in Atlanta , King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience , inspired by his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. With the SCLC, he led an unsuccessful struggle against segregation in Albany, Georgia , and helped organize the nonviolent protests in Birmingham, Alabama. He helped organize the March on Washington , where he delivered his famous " I Have a Dream " speech. On October 14, , King won the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolent resistance. In , he helped organize the Selma to Montgomery marches.
A Baptist minister, King led the civil rights movement by peacefully pursuing a vision of racial justice. He was assassinated in The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. During the civil rights movement, King directly confronted and exposed the ills of racism, and led a movement that pressured the American government to end legalized segregation.
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Mark Oliver , Published February 13, Martin Luther King Jr. His world, until the moment he died, was one ruled by hate, inequality, and oppression. The only life he knew was the one of his childhood, growing up in Atlanta. It was a cruel life, ruled by Jim Crow laws and plagued by inequality. That story, though, is every bit as important.