The Jackson Sit-In
(fiction), Graphic Books.During the civil rights movement, leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. supported a nonviolent approach to combat the racial prejudices of the time. In a story based on true events, readers are taken back to this turbulent time in history as three African-American college students set out on a special mission of nonviolence: a sit-in at a whites-only lunch counter. After reading this book, students can analyze a unique character conflict between the characters in the book and society at the time. Use this Graphic Book with Martin Luther King Jr. at Levels M, P, and S.