Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You
by Carole Boston Weatherford, Illustrated by James Ransome
Publication Date: Jan 02, 2018
List Price: $17.99
Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Parent Company: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall.
You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience.Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King’s life alongside a modern class as the students learn about him, Carole Weatherford’s poetic text encapsulates the moments that readers today can reenact in their own lives. See a class of young students as they begin a school project inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and learn to follow his example, as he dealt with adversity and never lost hope that a future of equality and justice would soon be a reality. As times change, Dr. King’s example remains, encouraging a new generation of children to take charge and change the world . . . to be a King.
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
- Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American