Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You
by Carole Boston Weatherford, Illustrated by James Ransome
Publication Date: Jan 11, 2022
List Price: $9.99
Format: Paperback, 40 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Parent Company: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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With poetic text and dynamic art, award-winning creators Carole Boston Weatherford and James E. Ransome use key moments from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life to inspire future generations to stand up for what’s right, make the world a better place, and be a King.
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, this engaging story highlights principles that readers today can emulate in their own lives. 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.