My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Aladdin Paperbacks
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
11.95 X 9.95 X 0.15 inches | 0.47 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780689843884

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About the Author

Christine King Farris is the sister of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the only surviving member of the King family. She is the author of the children's book My Brother Martin and has been on the faculty of Spelman College since 1958. She lives with her husband in Atlanta.

Chris Soentpiet (pronounced: soon-peet) is a recipient of a gold medal from the Society of Illustrators; has received accolades from the International Reading Association, Parents magazine, the American Library Association, the School Library Journal, the Chicago Tribune, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Smithsonian; and has been recognized by the American Society of Portrait Artists Foundation. When not painting, Chris visits schools across the country promoting the love of children's literature and the arts. An honor graduate from Pratt Institute of Art, he lives in New York City with his wife. To learn more about Chris, visit his website at Soentpiet.com.

Reviews

"This outstanding book belongs in every collection."
-- School Library Journal
"A very welcome addition to the King story."
-- Kirkus Reviews
"A delightful biography for children."
-- Ebony
"This is a rare glimpse of the activist as a young boy."
-- Essence
"Vividly recounted anecdotes show children how this great hero was once a kid like them."
-- Child
"Anyone -- especially kids -- can relate to the warm family scenes depicted in the book."
-- Teaching K-8
"...glimpses of the home that nurtured King's dream."
-- Parenting