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Martin's Big Words

Title

Martin's Big Words

Illustrator

Brian Collier

Publisher

Scholastic

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9781423106357

Pages

40 pages

Genre

biography

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

A brief biographical sketch of Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the greatest figures in the American civil rights movement.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; racism; prejudice; segregation

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

none

Awards

Storytelling World Resource Award, 2003, Randolph Caldecott Medal, 2002, Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children, 2002, New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Yearr, 2001, Jane Addams Children's Book Award, 2002, Great Lakes Great Books Award, 2004, Coretta Scott King Book Award, 2002, ABC Children's Booksellers Choices Award, 2002

Keywords

Baptists; civil rights workers; clergy; Martin Luther King Jr.

Diversity Impact

direct

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