X: A Biography of Malcolm X

X: A Biography of Malcolm X


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Someone was trying to kill Malcolm X, and he knew who it was. From his troubled youth to his days as spokesman for the Nation of Islam, Malcolm X had much to say about race and civil rights. But when he split with the Nation of Islam, the charismatic black leader made one powerful enemy. Join him on his life-altering pilgrimage to Mecca where he discovers the power of brotherhood and the cost of racial divides.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429662673
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Series: American Graphic
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 459,048
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: GN650L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Jessica Gunderson grew up in the small town of Washburn, North Dakota. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota and an MFA in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has written more than fifty books for young readers. Her book Ropes of Revolution won the 2008 Moonbeam Award for best graphic novel. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and cat.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Journey 4

Chapter 2 Any Means Necessary 10

Chapter 3 Revolution Without Violence 16

Chapter 4 Shining Prince 20

More About Malcolm X 28

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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