Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of the most influential and gifted speakers of all time. Doreen Rappaport uses quotes from some of his most beloved speeches to tell the story of his life and his work in a simple, direct way. Bryan Collier’s stunning collage art combines remarkable watercolor paintings with vibrant patterns and textures. A timeline and a list of additional books and websites help make this a standout biography of Dr. King.
This biographical Black History Month book can be used in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like human rights. It is also great for analyzing character traits and for discussing how to treat others that are different from us. Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Martin’s Big Words in speech therapy below: