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

By Doreen Rappaport

Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children, October 2001
ISBN: 0786807148
MY HERO recommends this book to children readers.
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 list of additional books and web sites help make this a standout biography of Dr. King.
User Reviews:
Fabian | 1/17/2013 5:01 AM
He was a very brave man, fighting and dieing for freedom!
Sid | 2/25/2011 3:46 AM
He was awesome!!!
Scotrena | 11/23/2010 7:58 AM
He is amazing!!
LEXIUS | 2/24/2010 10:56 AM
demarcus metchell | 11/3/2009 2:32 AM
i love the book and all of the things he his done for whites and blacks.
kendall | 3/21/2009 2:35 AM
this book is good for K-6 and any others leavels
esmeralda arias | 2/3/2009 7:36 AM
you are so heroic in black history month.
kaylan trujillo | 2/3/2009 1:43 AM
martin is a great man and for him we can all hang together no matter what color we are.
elexsis | 2/6/2008 6:30 AM
i know you  are right and you know what i have a dream too.
ROZELLE | 1/31/2008 5:52 AM
ana marcela elizondo | 1/21/2008 3:19 AM
his life made a difference in other people's life
Lily Karen | 1/21/2008 3:18 AM
MLK was a person who never stopped for the searching of freedom and the human rights for black people
Karla | 1/21/2008 3:16 AM
He is an amazing man I know because of him afroamericans and americans are equal.
Jorge Luis Galvez | 1/21/2008 3:14 AM
I think he is a good man and he helped black people to be equal than whites
Checo | 1/21/2008 3:13 AM
He defended Afroamerican rights
Alexander | 1/21/2008 2:19 AM
He was a good person because he gave rights to the black people
Sebastan | 1/21/2008 2:18 AM
He was a right fighter and very just man
Elda Fer. | 1/21/2008 2:17 AM
He was a great man that saved black people so they were accepted. He is awesome
Luis Fernando | 1/21/2008 2:16 AM
He is someone who deserves our respect because he didn't act against blacks he respected them and he is wonderful...
Edgar | 1/21/2008 2:14 AM
He is a great man who deserve to be respected for all the things he did
Pedro xD | 1/21/2008 2:14 AM
Only 1 in a million is luther king and a wonderful man who did the impossible for the people
Gerry | 1/21/2008 2:12 AM
He was a great man that fought for equality and for his rights as a human for this and more he is an incredible man
Carlos | 1/21/2008 1:11 AM
He's the most wonderful man I have ever known of
william | 1/20/2008 7:22 AM
I think that martin luther king did a very good thing for us to live like equal for us to feel like we belong here
Lazarus Motloutsi | 11/8/2007 11:25 PM
What a great book and inspiration
namoni | 10/30/2007 8:41 PM
my hero,lived to his words
toni | 5/1/2007 8:56 AM
hey i love it!
shannon | 4/12/2007 11:19 PM
hey you are a brave guy because you are so nice and white should not of treated blacks like are my hero because if it was not for you i would of not meet a lot of my friends..........
julie kim | 2/24/2007 1:23 AM
He was a brave man and he helped other African Americans
Jyoti Riar | 2/10/2007 3:45 AM
This is a awesome book Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was an extremely brave preson he showed people to fight with nice, kind words and not with fist's . I personally feel that everyone should get a chance to read this book.
NiNi | 2/8/2007 10:44 AM
I think he was a brave man of civil rights. He and Rosa Parks were the people who set us free. I love King and I will never for get him.
Alexsis | 1/19/2007 7:54 AM
Martin Luther King Jr. is a great man
allante | 1/18/2007 5:08 AM
this is the best i really like it
William Lee | 10/30/2006 9:58 PM
that book is the best book I have ever read   thank you very much Martin Luther King
david.l | 2/26/2006 7:58 AM
i think he was an inspiration to all us black folk in our darkest times
| 2/14/2006 2:20 AM
I think he was a brave man

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