An introduction to a great civil rights leader. In simple words and beautiful scratchboard illustrations, the story of King's life and his commitment to understanding between races is told. Though this is in a picture-book format, the care taken in writing the text has made it very accessible to young readers. The focus is on King's ability to bring people together in this simple biography. The focus is on King's ability to bring people together in this simple biography. Annotation. Much more than a biography, this book is an examination of the principles set forth by the renowned civil rights leader. The author highlights King's most brilliant moments, which will help readers better appreciate his accomplishments. Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc.