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

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Awards

2002 Caldecott Medal Honor Book
2002 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Honor Book

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

This definitive picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is an unforgettable portrait of a man whose dream changed America--and the world--forever.

About the Author

Doreen Rappaport's non-fiction and historical fiction books have been acclaimed for their meticulous research and varied literary styles. She is the recipient of the Washington Post-Children's Book Guild lifetime achievement award for the writing of non-fiction. Among her many award-winning biographies are Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., illustrated by Bryan Collier, a Caldecott Honor Book, Coretta Scott King Book, Orbis Pictus Honor Book, and a Jane Addams Children's Book Award; Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, CCBC Best Book of the Year, an IRA Teacher's Choice and Library of Virginia Whitney and Scott Cardoza Award. Her two latest biographies, Jack's Path of Courage and Helen's Big World are both illustrated by Matt Tavares. She lives and writes in upstate New York. Visit her at www.doreenrappaport.com.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786807147
Author:
Doreen Rappaport and Bryan Collier
Publisher:
Jump at the Sun
production Music:
Collier, Brian
performance Narrated:
Michael Clarke Duncan.
Illustrator:
Collier, Brian
Author:
Rappaport, Doreen
Author:
Collier, Bryan
Location:
U.S.
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Civil Rights
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - People of Color
Subject:
Civil rights workers
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Clergy
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Religious
Subject:
Baptists
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Talking book collection.
Subject:
King
Subject:
Martin Luther
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
ographical / United States
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
77-CD]
Publication Date:
20011031
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
4 3/4 in. +
Age Level:
05-09

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , This definitive picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is an unforgettable portrait of a man whose dream changed America--and the world--forever.
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