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

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

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Overview

This picture-book biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world's most influential leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Doreen Rappaport weaves the immortal words of Dr. King into a captivating narrative to tell the story of his life. With stunning art by acclaimed illustrator Bryan Collier, Martin's Big Words is an unforgettable portrait of a man whose dream changed America-and the world-forever.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781423106357
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 12/18/2007
Series: Big Words Series , #1
Edition description: REV
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 39,229
Product dimensions: 10.12(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

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; and John's Secret Dreams: The Life of John Lennon, also illustrated by Bryan Collier. She lives and writes in upstate New York.

Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Book Illustrator Award winner Bryan Collier has created art for many award winning children's books, including his master achievements, Rosa, Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Freedom River, and John's Secret Dreams: The Life of John Lennon. Bryan lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.

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