Synopses & Reviews
Martin Luther King Jr. was born in 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. This extraordinary man grew up to become a minister who devoted his life to opposing racism through peaceful protests. He spoke in Washington to 250,000 people and his "I Have a Dream" speech still inspires people today. Simple, age-appropriate text is linked to historical photographs to tell the story of Martin Luther King Jr.'s bravery and desire for peace among people of all races.
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He dreamed of peace among people of all races, but was shot down before he could see that dream come true. Share the inspiring vision of a Civil Rights leader whose powerful words still live on today.