My Dream of Martin Luther King

by Faith Ringgold
Illustrator Faith Ringgold

Random House Children's Books | December 15, 1998 | Trade Paperback

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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.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 12.06 × 9.04 × 0.12 in

Published: December 15, 1998

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0517885778

ISBN - 13: 9780517885772

Found in: People of Colour
Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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My Dream of Martin Luther King

My Dream of Martin Luther King

by Faith Ringgold
Illustrator Faith Ringgold

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 12.06 × 9.04 × 0.12 in

Published: December 15, 1998

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0517885778

ISBN - 13: 9780517885772

About the Book

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. "Ringgold's pictures are strong and powerful . . . there is an intensity to this that will affect readers."--"Booklist." Full color.

From the Publisher

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.

From the Jacket

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.

About the Author

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

From Our Editors

Faith Ringgold is a multiple award-winning author and illustrator of countless books for children, including The Invisible Princess and Aunt Harriet’s Underground Railroad in the Sky. A master at imaginatively drawing kids into the realities of the African-American experience, Ringgold does it again with My Dream of Martin Luther King. This creative biography looks at the life of the great civil rights leader’s son in a way that children can understand and appreciate. The author has also included activities for kids to do in the flaps of this book.

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)

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5