The Cart That Carried Martin

Book Verdict

The Cart That Carried Martin

by Eve Bunting

Illustrations by Don Tate

First Release:

January 2014

ISBN: 9781580893879

“Ordinary mules for an ordinary funeral. . . . That was what he wanted.” A simple, borrowed cart and two mules transported Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s coffin. Author’s note. Information about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Full-color photograph and illustrations rendered in pencil and gouache.

  • ISBN: 9781580893879
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Charlesbridge
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 10 1/2" x 9 1/2"
    Dewey Classification: 323.092
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.6, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 2.4, Points: 1
    Lexile: Level: 430L
    Awards & Honors: Bulletin Blue Ribbon 2013, Picture Books; Booklist 2014 Top 10 Books for Youth, Black History: 2014 IRA Teachers’ Choices, Intermediate Readers
    Genre: Nonfic
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