My Dream of Martin Luther King
Illustrated By: Faith Ringgold
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Illustrated and written by the award-winning Faith Ringgold, My Martin Luther King Jr. follows the dream of a young girl as she dreams about the events of the Civil Rights Movement and Rev. King's life. She watches as black children are turned away from white schools, as segregated buses are protested, as protestors are arrested and abused by the police, as Martin Luther and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference worked to end segregation, and finally to his assassination and the continuance of his vision. 32 pages, softcover with timeline. 9.25" x 12". Ages 4-8.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Dragonfly Books
Publication Date: 1998
Dimensions: 11.50 X 9.24 X 0.14 (inches)
ISBN: 0517885778
ISBN-13: 9780517885772
Ages: 4-8

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Publisher's Description

Now in Dragonfly--from the acclaimed creator of the Caldecott Honor Book Tar Beach comes a personal and captivating portrait of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Author Bio

Faith Ringgold divides her time between Englewood, New Jersey, and La Jolla, California.

Editorial Reviews

"Does the dream of Martin Luther King live on? Yes, says the narrator of this resonant picture book, which uses the peculiar logic of dreams to take the reader beyond straight biography into a more personal, heartfelt interpretation of King's legacy."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Ringgold's pictures are strong and powerful--there is an intensity to this that will affect readers."--Booklist (boxed review)

"Ringgold gives her scenes a simple, direct, childlike look--This is her most accessible work since Tar Beach."--Kirkus Reviews (pointer review)

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