Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream and You

By WEATHERFORD, Carole Boston

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ISBN
9780802723680
Publisher
Bloomsbury


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on November 1, 2017  |  Elementary

K-Gr 3—In this book inspired by the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Weatherford and Ransome offer advice to a new generation of change-makers. In each spread, Weatherford repeats the refrain "You can be a King" and encourages young readers to continue Dr. King's work by taking such actions as getting a good education, standing up to bullies, believing in important causes, doing one's best, having a dream, and helping others. Each piece of advice alludes to Dr. King's life, and in some cases, recalls his speeches and writing. Ransome's art, rendered in acrylics, color...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

Weatherford's simple, meditative approach to distilling the work of Martin Luther King Jr. uses significant moments in his story to encourage k...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

Weatherford's simple, meditative approach to distilling the work of Martin Luther King Jr. uses significant moments in his story to encourage kids...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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