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Martin's Big Words

The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (A Big Words Book #1)

Doreen Rappaport, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)

Paperback

List Price: 7.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/1/2001)
Hardcover (10/1/2001)
Prebound (12/18/2007)
Hardcover (1/1/2010)

Description

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 list of additional books and web sites help make this a standout biography of Dr. King.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9781423106357, 40pp.

Publication Date: December 18, 2007



About the Author

Doreen Rappaport has written numerous award-winning books for children, including Freedom Ship and The School Is Not White (both illustrated by Curtis James); Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Honor Book illustrated by Bryan Collier; and John's Secret Dreams: The Life of John Lennon, also illustrated by Bryan Collier.