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I Have a Dream (Book & CD) (edition 2012)

by Martin Luther King Jr., Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)

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Title:I Have a Dream (Book & CD)
Authors:Martin Luther King Jr.
Other authors:Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
Info:Schwartz & Wade (2012), Edition: Har/Com, Hardcover, 40 pages
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Tags:E, J, Martin Luther King Jr, African Americans

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This is one of my absolute favorite books. The focus of this book is to illustrate the famous "I Have A Dream Speech." What's special about the illustrations is there are 15 separate illustrators who each depicted a page of the speech. Each of the illustrators are recipients of the Coretta Scott King award. All the illustrations were beautiful, but my most favorite were the two illustrations that showed children of all colors and religions playing with one another. I also enjoyed this book because it gave a lot of background about what was going on at the time. The foreword is by Coretta Scott King herself and then the back has information about the artists. This added to the power of the book. The message of this book is to continue the dream that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had on that day, August 28, 1963. ( )
  mingra2 | May 6, 2014 |
This is a book that is the full text of Martin Luther King's speech. It is illustrated by Kadir Nelson. The main theme of the book is the hope for a peaceful interaction between anyone and everyone. Paired with colorful illustrations, the book is an enjoyable read.

I really enjoy this book. I feel like it does the original speech justice, and makes it more approachable for all readers. I think the speech is a powerful read with strong language. For example, I think it is important that various parts of the country are included in the speech.

I really enjoyed the illustrations. For example, they are all brightly colored. I find the bright colors to maintain the uplifting nature of the speech. I also find them detailed. They include idiosyncrasies of people's faces. It is an important historical read. ( )
  larasimmons2 | Nov 12, 2013 |
Kadir Nelson is the only choice for illustrating this. ( )
  alyson | Aug 29, 2013 |
To me, this speech is timeless. There will never be a time when we Americans are living the full realization of our U.S. Constitution, so every generation should be aware of the advice that MLK gives in this speech. ( )
  jennabear913 | Apr 24, 2013 |
Parts of the famous "I have A Dream" speech beautifully illustrated so as to make the speech come to life.
  JudesThree | Apr 20, 2013 |
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King, Martin Luther, Jr.primary authorall editionsconfirmed
King, Coretta ScottForewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Ces mots lancés 28 aout 1963 par Martin Luther King demeurent le cri de ralliement de ceux qui luttent contre tous les racismes .Je fais un rêve figure parmi les classiques de la littérature américaine moderne , et aussi son discours d'acceptation du Prix Nobel de la Paix en 1964.
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-from the Citation of the posthumous award of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., July 4,1977

Martin Luther King's twenty most memorable writings and s

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Gathers speeches, sermons, letters, and essays from each period in Dr. King's life, and includes brief notes on their historical background

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