Children’s picture book. Martin aspires to imitate his father’s vocabulary – the sound of big words intrigues him.
“This picture-book biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world’s most influential leaders Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Doreen Rappaport weaves the immortal words of Dr. King into a captivating narrative to tell the story of his life. With stunning art by acclaimed illustrator Bryan Collier “Martin’s Big Words” is an unforgettable portrait of a man whose dream changed America-and the world-forever.” (publisher)
Calecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Book Author Doreen Rappaport
Illustrator – Bryan Collier
Reading Level – 3.4 Ages 5-8