My Dream of Martin Luther King (Paperback)

By Faith Ringgold, Faith Ringgold (Illustrator)

Dragonfly Books, 9780517885772, 32pp.

Publication Date: December 7, 1998

List Price: 7.99*
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Now in Dragonfly--from the acclaimed creator of the Caldecott Honor Book Tar Beach comes a personal and captivating portrait of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

About the Author

Faith Ringgold divides her time between Englewood, New Jersey, and La Jolla, California.

Praise For My Dream of Martin Luther King

"Does the dream of Martin Luther King live on? Yes, says the narrator of this resonant picture book, which uses the peculiar logic of dreams to take the reader beyond straight biography into a more personal, heartfelt interpretation of King's legacy."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Ringgold's pictures are strong and powerful--there is an intensity to this that will affect readers."--Booklist (boxed review)

"Ringgold gives her scenes a simple, direct, childlike look--This is her most accessible work since Tar Beach."--Kirkus Reviews (pointer review)