Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly
“A compelling account. A perfect blend of well-written text and well-executed illustrations.” (School Library Journal starred review)
Award-winning author Walter Dean Myers, together with illustrator Leonard Jenkins, delivers a compelling portrayal of one of America's most influential Civil Rights figures.
Malcolm X lived by the idea that Black people should demand equality by taking their lives and futures into their own hands. With guidance from the religious leader Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm became one of the most powerful leaders of the Civil Rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s, and his beliefs live on today.
This nonfiction picture book is a strong choice to share in the classroom or home, and for book reports and research by young readers.