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Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Cover
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Doreen Rappaport, Jump at the Sun 2001
This is a beautifully illustrated biography of Dr. King's life, focused on the power of his words (with quotations). Written simply enough for five year olds, but speaking to the breadth of his work (ending segregation, civil rights for all, ending poverty, ending war) and to the courage and hope that supported him to face violence and death.

Ages: Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Non-Fiction, Biography
Identity Groups: Working Class, African American, Christian
Special Topics: Activism, Disasters and Emergencies
Strands: Joy in Diversity, Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice