Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Rebecalynn - LibraryThing
This book gives students information about Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, and about the different things that he did in his lifetime. This book puts the content in language that the student can understand and be able to comprehend. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - eo206 - LibraryThing
For younger children ready to read more independently this is a nice introduction to civil rights and an African American leader. I appreciated this book doesn't gloss over history or glorify Martin ... Read full review