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Malcolm X : by any means necessary : a biography / by Walter Dean Myers.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch B X1m 2020 (Text) 33126024147930 YA Biography Available -
Erlanger Branch B X1m 2020 (Text) 33126024147922 YA Biography Checked out 11/02/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338309850
  • ISBN: 1338309854
  • Physical Description: xi, 209 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Focus, 2020

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-196) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: A man called Malcolm -- Father -- Son -- Creating a new image -- Detroit Red -- Nation of Islam -- Message -- Freedom and a new name -- Minister Malcolm -- In the public eye -- Man named Martin -- March on Washington -- Split with Elijah Muhammad -- Malcolm's Hajj -- New message -- Word on the street -- Assassination -- Son is buried -- Who killed Malcolm? -- Legacy.
Summary, etc.:
Few men in American history are as controversial as Malcolm X. In this provocative biography, Myers, winner of a Newbery Honor and four-time Coretta Scott King Award winner, presents a forthright portrait of a complex man whose life reflected the major events of our times.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 8.0 6.0 10129.
Awards Note:
Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1994.
Subject: X, Malcolm, 1925-1965.
Black Muslims > Biography.
African Americans > Biography.

The late Walter Dean Myers was the 2012-2013 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. He was the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of an award-winning body of work which includes Somewhere in the Darkness, Slam!, and Monster. Mr. Myers has received two Newbery Honor medals, five Coretta Scott King Author Book Awards, and three National Book Award Finalist citations. In addition, he was the winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award.


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