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Doreen Rappaport
Doreen Rappaport is known for her ground-breaking approach to multicultural history and stories for young readers. In her many award-winning books, she brings attention to not-yet-celebrated Americans, along with well-known figures.A former teacher of music and reading, Doreen knows how to... show more

Doreen Rappaport is known for her ground-breaking approach to multicultural history and stories for young readers. In her many award-winning books, she brings attention to not-yet-celebrated Americans, along with well-known figures.A former teacher of music and reading, Doreen knows how to capture children's attention. Her dynamic formats engage even the most reluctant readers.Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is an Orbis Pictus Honor Book, Coretta Scott King Honor Book, Caldecott Honor Book for Illustration, ALA Notable Book, and is on the Blue Ribbon list of the Bulletin Center for Children's Books.We Are The Many: A Picture Book of American Indians, introduces the accomplishments of sixteen distinguished American Indians. Her classic Escape From Slavery presents the history of the Underground Railroad through adventure stories.The Boston Coffee Party introduces children to a neglected event in history books and shows the active roles played by women during the Revolutionary War.
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Martin's Big Words: The Life of Martin Luther King Jr. by Doreen Rappaport is a great rendition of the history of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This book does an excellent job of explaining historical events and facts of the Civil Rights Movement and Dr. King's influence during that time. This book is ...
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc rated it 4 years ago
Trouble at the mines by Rappaport, Doreen Fascinated with mines and how they work, not sure why but I like reading about them.This one is about the time of 1898 and it starts out with the whistle blowing at the mines. Arnoff, PA the whistle means an accident if not death in the mines.The father and ...
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it 6 years ago
Genre: Racism / Biography / African-American Year Published: 2001 Year Read: 2010 Publisher: Jump At The Sun When I was a child, I always wanted to learn more about the life and death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while at the same time, I wanted to see a picture book for children that deta...
kathymartin9237
kathymartin9237 rated it 7 years ago
Wonderful illustrations and engaging text that I will use to introduce my students to Martin Luther King Jr. and his work. This also fits into my Caldecott unit. I think it was an Honor book in 2001.
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 7 years ago
An attractive, appealing introduction to Keller's life and accomplishments.
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