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

By Doreen Rappaport, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)

In this picture-book biography of Martin Luther King Jr., Rappaport's spare text and carefully chosen quotes are carried to a powerful emotional level by Collier's art. From the smiling, inviting image on the cover to each striking double spread the artist portrays significant events evoking King's purpose, telling readers that “his big words are alive for us today.”

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