I Have A Dream (book & Cd) by Martin Luther KingI Have A Dream (book & Cd) by Martin Luther King

I Have A Dream (book & Cd)

byMartin Luther KingIllustratorKadir Nelson

Book & Toy | October 9, 2012

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A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book

From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King: “My father’s dream continues to live on from generation to generation, and this beautiful and powerful illustrated edition of his world-changing "I Have a Dream" speech brings his inspiring message of freedom, equality, and peace to the youngest among us—those who will one day carry his dream forward for everyone.”

On August 28, 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, Martin Luther King gave one of the most powerful and memorable speeches in our nation's history. His words, paired with Caldecott Honor winner Kadir Nelson's magnificent paintings, make for a picture book certain to be treasured by children and adults alike. The themes of equality and freedom for all are not only relevant today, 50 years later, but also provide young readers with an important introduction to our nation's past. Included with the book is an audio CD of the speech.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was a clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the American civil rights movement. In 1964, King became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Prize for his work to end racial segregation and discrimination through nonviolent means. KADIR NELSON is the acclaimed illustrator...
Title:I Have A Dream (book & Cd)Format:Book & ToyDimensions:40 pages, 11.25 × 11.38 × 0.4 inPublished:October 9, 2012Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375858873

ISBN - 13:9780375858871

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Editorial Reviews

Entertainment Weekly, December 5, 2012:"This picture book stands a notch above others thanks to Caldecott Honor winner Kadir Nelson's beautifully rendered and sincerely moving paintings." School Library Journal Best of Children's Books 2012Publishers Weekly Best of Children's Books 2012Kirkus Reviews Best of Children's Books 2012Starred Review, School Library Journal, November 2012:“Even after 50 years, this seminal address still has the power to move listeners, and this handsome illustrated version will be welcomed in all collections.”Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, September 24, 2012:“A glorious interpretation of a bedrock moment in 20th-century history.”Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, May 15, 2012:“An award-winning artist captures the passion and purpose of this most notable 20th-century American speech in beautifully realized oil paintings…. A title for remembrance and for re-dedication to the dream.”