I Have A Dream

I Have A Dream

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Random House, Inc.
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 magificent 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.

Baker & Taylor
A 50th anniversary tribute to the Civil Rights leader and the inspirational speech he delivered in August of 1963 combines magnificent artwork by the Caldecott Honor-winning artist of Henry's Freedom Box with the actual text from one of the most powerful and memorable speeches in our nation's history. Includes a CD of Martin Luther King, Jr. giving his famous speech.

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& Taylor

Presents the text of the famous speech given on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. by Martin Luther King, Jr., complemented by paintings illustrating the ideals the civil rights leader described.

Publisher: Littleton, MA : Sundance Publishers & Distributors, [1991?], c1963
ISBN: 9780375987724
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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KristiBernard
Jan 13, 2018

This beautifully illustrated book with paintings by Kadir Nelson, will mesmerize readers as they read the words of the famous speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Washington D.C. Images share all of the people who traveled far and wide to listen with hope and inspiration. Young children of different races hold hands and dance in celebration. One image shows Dr. King up close with his mouth wide shouting words everyone needed to hear. Parents and teachers should use this tool to share Dr. King’s speech and how he inspired a nation to come together in peace and unity.

LPL_Childrens Jan 14, 2017

This beautifully illustrated book features art from fifteen Coretta Scott King honored artists, that accompany the original text of Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I have a dream" speech. It is important that we revisit this text because, even fifty years later, King's dream has still not been achieved. Racial justice is still unequal, and despite the progress we HAVE made, people of color still face storms of persecution and police brutality. The themes of this speech are still echoed in our time, from the Black Lives Matter movement to the campaign slogans of Michelle and Barack Obama. Deal-makers beware, the people of America will not accept a bad check. We continue to refuse to accept that the bank of justice is bankrupt (and no amount of deregulation will convince us otherwise).

KCLSLibrarians Feb 03, 2014

One of King's best known speeches, the "I Have a Dream" speech is combined with powerful paintings of Kadir Nelson in this brilliant picture book. Nelson's paintings help convey significance of Dr. King's message while at the same time making the book more accessible for younger audiences.

lovingash Dec 06, 2012

It is pretty good

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