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Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Doreen Rappaport, Bryan Collier
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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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... show more
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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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780786807147 (0786807148)
Publisher: Hyperion CH, Hardcover(2001)
Pages no: 40
Edition language: English
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5.0 Martin's Big Words: The Life of Martin Luther King Jr.
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 ...
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5.0 Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by Doreen Rappaport
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...
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4.0 Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
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My immediate reaction to this book was extremely positive. From inside out it is a remarkably visually appealing book - making it a fantastic one to share with young children as it's sure to grab their attention too. And I completely love the idea of using King's own words to build the narrative. ...
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