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Martin's Big Words


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.

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.

ISBN: 9781613833872

ISBN-10: 9781613833872

Publisher: Turtleback Books

Publication Date: 12/18/2007 - 12:00am

On Sale: 12/18/2007 - 12:00am

Pages: 40

Language: English

Categories

Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists

Biography & Autobiography - Religious (See Also Religious -

Biography & Autobiography - Cultural, Ethnic & Regional