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MARTIN'S BIG WORDS: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Beginning with the startling cover, which contains only the face of Martin Luther King Jr., with his smile broad, and his eyes crinkled in laughter, this title intrigues. It's an homage in words and pictures, in which the author weaves King's words with her own to present a brief but stately portrait of the American hero. Rappaport explains that as a child King was determined to use "big words ... Read full review

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User Review  - kmetca1 - LibraryThing

I did like this story for a few reasons. The first reason I liked this story is because I thought the writing was very engaging. The writing in the story was able to keep the story very interesting ... Read full review

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User Review  - kkaspy - LibraryThing

Young children can learn about what of our nation's most famous individuals - it's a great introduction to learning about famous people. It also covers themes such as compassion and caring about others. Read full review

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User Review  - Adrian.Gaytan - LibraryThing

Although the story is not new the perspective and style is done wonderfully. It is in a autobiographical and biographical combination of the life and death of the civil rights leader. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - peyrobs - LibraryThing

Every student needs to learn about Martin Luther King, Jr. This is an excellent book to read during history. A great book to introduce young readers to the civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr ... Read full review

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User Review  - kamijake - LibraryThing

A great book to introduce young readers to the civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Beautiful illustrations and inspiring words that could lead students to use their critical thinking skills in the classroom. Read full review

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Great realoud about MLK.

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This story recreates Dr. King's powerful message that he left with us not long ago. It embodies his mission to a younger crowd of readers.

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