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Titles by: Michael G. Long

Author: Michael G. Long

Michael G. Long has written books for all ages on civil rights and peacemaking in mid-century America, including the stories of Martin Luther King Jr., Bayard Rustin, Jackie Robinson, and Mister Rogers. He lives in Pennsylvania.

Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual Biography 
The Faith of a Boundary-Breaking Hero
By Chris Lamb, Michael G. Long
Jackie Robinson believed in a God who sides with the oppressed and who calls us to see one another as sisters and brothers. This faith was a powerful but quiet engine that drove and sustained him as he shattered racial barriers on and beyond the base...
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The Legacy of Billy Graham 
Critical Reflections on America's Greatest Evangelist
By Michael G. Long
Perhaps no individual has had more of an effect on twentieth-century American Christianity than the renowned evangelist Billy Graham, whose work has been widely influential in arenas from the rising evangelical movement to the White House. Although G...
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Peaceful Neighbor 
Discovering the Countercultural Mister Rogers
By Michael G. Long
Fred Rogers was one of the most radical pacifists of contemporary history. We do not usually think of him as radical, partly because he wore colorful, soft sweaters made by his mother. Nor do we usually imagine him as a pacifist; that adjective seems...
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Three Lines in a Circle 
The Exciting Life of the Peace Symbol
By Michael G. Long
One line straight down. One line to the right. One line to the left, then a circle. That was all—just three lines in a circle. This bold picture book tells the story of the peace symbol—designed in 1958 by a London activist protesting nuclear weapo...
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