Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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This picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. brings his life and the profound nature of his message to young children through his own words. Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of the most influential and gifted speakers of all time. Doreen Rappaport uses quotes from some of his most beloved speeches to tell the story of his life and his work in a simple, direct way. Bryan Collier's stunning collage art combines remarkable watercolor paintings with vibrant patterns and textures. A timeline and a lsit of additional books and web sites help make this a standout biography of Dr. King.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published on January 1, 2010 by Perfection Learning
ISBN-10: 0756993245
ISBN-13: 9780756993245
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  • emojigirl614
    emojigirl614Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 6:16 pm55 stars
    I like this book because it gives a lot of information about Martin Luther King Jr. He was such an inspiration!
    • 25pandareaderTuesday, January 10, 2017 at 8:09 am
      i really recamend this book its a really good one
      • 25vet
        25vetTuesday, January 10, 2017 at 8:08 am
        i like this book because you can learn more what he did
        • science66
          science66Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 12:30 pm
          First I'm going to talk about MLK he is one of the greatest person in the world. He was so great because he ended segregation.
          • hanleym
            Mrs. HanleyMonday, January 28, 2013 at 9:17 amFeatured
            I like it because when Rosa Parks created the boycott for the bus Martin joined in. The black people walked for 381 days. They walked for longer than a year! Finally they walked so long that the white people said that black people could sit anywhere they wanted on the bus

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