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  • Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Bryan Collier

Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Bryan Collier

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When Martin was growing up he saw signs WHITES ONLY everywhere in his hometown. Every time he read the words he felt bad. Until he remembered what his mother told him: “You are as good as anyone.”
  When Martin grew up, he became a minister like his father. And he used the big words he had heard as a child from his parents and the Bible: “Everyone can be great.” And he was.
  To tell the story of this great American’s life and times. Doreen Rappaport weaves her words and the “big words” of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., into a captivating, emotional narrative. Illustrated by acclaimed artist Bryan Collier with stunning, shimmering collage art. Martin’s Big Words is an unforgettable portrait of a man whose dream change America, and the world, forever. © 30 pages
  Paperback published in 2001