Martin Luther King, Jr.

Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King
Jean Marzollo

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Martin Luther King wanted people to be able to go places together, share food together, and love one another in peace. Because he worked so hard for freedom and helped so many people to gain it, we honor him every year on his special day. Jean Marzollo's simple informative text beautifully brings forth the celebrated life of Martin Luther King, Jr., to a new generation of young readers. Award-winning illustrator J. Brian Pinkney's rich and spirited illustrations reveal the magic of this true American hero.

In commemoration of his peaceful fight for freedom and change, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday is celebrated across the nation. Marzollo's simple writing style combines with Pinkney's engaging illustrations in this moving introduction to an American hero, created just for younger readers. Full-color illustrations throughout.

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King, Martin Luther, Jr
A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book
From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King: My father s dream continues to live on from generation to generation, and this beautiful and powerful illustrated edition of his world-changing "I Have a Dream" speech brings his inspiring message of freedom, equality, and peace to the youngest among us those who will one day carry his dream forward for everyone.
On August 28, 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, Martin Luther King gave one of the most powerful and memorable speeches in our nation's history. His words, paired with Caldecott Honor winner Kadir Nelson's magnificent paintings, make for a picture book certain to be treasured by children and adults alike. The themes of equality and freedom for all are not only relevant today, 50 years later, but also provide young readers with an important introduction to our nation's past. Included with the book is an audio CD of the speech."
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I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Myers, Walter Dean

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of the most celebrated figures of the twentieth century.

Set against key moments of the civil rights movement, here is the story of the powerful, eloquent spiritual leader and his belief that nonviolence could be used to overcome racial discrimination.

Walter Dean Myers's moving narrative and Leonard Jenkins's compelling paintings convey a vivid and striking image of the man who moved American society closer to the ideals of freedom and fairness. Dr. King's dream that all Americans would be judged by their individual actions and character is one we still cherish today.

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Neil Waldman
From the time Thomas Jefferson wrote "all men are created equal" in 1776, equality has been important to our nation. Yet for much of our history, women, African Americans, Native Americans, and other groups faced unfair treatment. In each generation, brave people who shared Jefferson's dream have spoken out. Over the years, America's dreamers have brought about dramatic changes.In this inspiring book, Neil Waldman honors thirteen Americans who stood up for their beliefs of equality and justice. Many of these brave leaders did not live to see their dreams come true, but each, in his or her own way, achieved a victory that took the nation a giant step ahead toward achieving Jefferson's ideal.
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Rappaport, Doreen
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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Watkins, Angela Farris
In this inspiring story about Martin Luther King Jr. told from the perspective of his young niece readers will gain personal insight into one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century. As Angela Farris Watkins introduces children to her uncle, she presents them with a rare glimpse into his life at home, including special family moments. What unfolds is a story of character and service to God, family, and mankind, and of how one man s extraordinary love changed the history of the United States. Told with visually stunning art by Eric Velasquez, this is a perfect book for Black History Month and Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and throughout the year."
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My Uncle Martin's Big Heart - Autographed
Angela Farris Watkins & Eric Velasquez

Autographed by illustrator Eric Velasquez

In this inspiring story about Martin Luther King Jr.—told from the perspective of his young niece—readers will gain personal insight into one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century. As Angela Farris Watkins introduces children to her uncle, she presents them with a rare glimpse into his life at home, including special family moments. What unfolds is a story of character and service to God, family, and mankind, and of how one man’s extraordinary love changed the history of the United States.

 

Told with visually stunning art by Eric Velasquez, this is a perfect book for Black History Month and Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and throughout the year.

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