S: Ambler Is...
BC: About the authors: Aaunyae' and Valerie are 4th grade students at Shady Grove Elementary School. Their book was inspired by Uptown by Bryan Collier. The authors took most of the photos in this book in Ambler, where they live.
FC: My Life With Martin L. King Jr By: Coretta Scott King
1: On January 15, 1929 Martin L, King Jr was born in Atlanta Georgia. his father was a minister and his mom was a school teacher.
2: Dr. Martin L. King Jr grew up to be a very intelligent boy. In 1934 at the age of five, he was already attending school, but when his teacher knew of him age he was expelled from school. That didn't change how smart King was as he went on to finish high school and in 1944 he began attending the Morehouse College in Atlanta
4: In June 1948, he graduated from college with a BA in Sociology. In September of the same year, king attended the Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania. May 1951, he graduated from Crozer with a Bachelor in Divinity. He went on to Boston University where he studied systematic theology as a graduate.
6: On June 18, 1953 Martin L. King Jr married Coretta Scott in Marion, in Alabama. In 1955, a lot of things happened to Kings life that will shape history. In June, king received his PhD month later Yolanda Denise was his first child, then he was blessed with three more. Martin L. King the third, Dexter his second child, and Bernice Albertine
9: On April 4, 1968 Martin L. King was Shot on the balcony of the motel he was staying at.
10: Ambler is train tracks. Every morning I hear the train go by my house. That wakes me right up. My grandma doesn't, but the train sure does.
13: Ambler is trees. There was a squirrel. He was shaking the tree and the leaves started shaking. Some got on my shoulder and some got on the ground.
14: Ambler is grass. Every other week, I go outside and help my Pop Pop mow the grass. On the tractor, I pressed “high” and didn’t know it would go that fast and I bumped into a tree!
16: Ambler is houses. Three in a row all have blue curtains!
19: Ambler is cooking. While I’m outside, I sometimes smell my grandmom’s fresh-baked extra chocolate chip cookies…I rush in the house to eat them up.
20: Ambler is a sunset. One I saw had red, orange, yellow, and there was pink. It was in front of my house.
22: Ambler is stars. At night, looking in the sky with my telescope, I see a bunch of shining stars.
23: Ambler is bugs. I see ladybugs, butterflies, and a spider as big as my hand! I want to touch it.
24: Ambler is a yellow bus. Walking down the street to the bus stop, the yellow bus arrives to take me to school.
25: Ambler is home.