LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG DREAMS: MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Learn about the incredible life of Martin Luther King Jr., the inspiring minister and civil rights activist, in this book from the best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series.
* 2021 EUREKA! Nonfiction Children’s Honor Book
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Martin Luther King Jr., the inspiring minister and civil rights activist.
Little Martin grew up in a family of preachers: his dad was a preacher, his uncle was a preacher, his grandfather was a preacher…so maybe he’d become a great preacher too. One day, a friend invited him to play at his house. Martin was shocked when his mother wouldn’t let him in because he was black. That day he realized there was something terribly unfair going on. Martin believed that no one should remain silent and accept something if it's wrong. And he promised himself that—when he grew up—he’d fight injustice with the most powerful weapon of all: words. This moving book featuresstylish and quirky illustrationsandextra facts at the back, including abiographical timelinewith historical photos and a detailed profile of the inspiring activist’s life.
Little People, BIG DREAMSis abest-selling series of books and educational gamesthatexplore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.