Martin's Big Words

Martin's Big Words

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Key Features


Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in stunning collage art and vibrant watercolor paintings in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. Martin Luther King, Jr. in his own words, will inspire and affect you, too.


"Teachers will embrace Martin's Big Words as an excellent vehicle for teaching about Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday in January, Black History Month in February, and the civil rights movement throughout the year." - School Library Journal
"…(a) memorable video that emphasizes nonviolence, peace, love and dreams." - Booklist
"Elegant and accessible…an evocative introduction to the man who championed racial equality and who taught others to fight with words, not fists." - School Library Journal


ALA Notable Recording Caldecott Honor Book Coretta Scott King Honor Book ALA Notable Book Storytelling World Award

Product Details

  • Item #: NTS123056
  • ISBN13: 9781555921330
  • Format: Hardcover Book and CD
  • Genre:
    Historical Fiction
  • Weston Woods ID: HCD612
  • Grades: K - 7
  • Lexile® Measure: AD410L
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level K
  • DRA Level: 16 - 18

Martin's Big Words

Hardcover Book and CD


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