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

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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12.2 X 10.1 X 0.5 inches | 1.4 pounds

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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 Web site at
"This outstanding book belongs in every collection."

-- "School Library Journal"

"Vividly recounted anecdotes show children how this great hero was once a kid like them."

-- "Child"

"This is a rare glimpse of the activist as a young boy."

-- "Essence"

"Anyone -- especially kids -- can relate to the warm family scenes depicted in the book."

-- "Teaching K-8"

"A delightful biography for children."

-- "Ebony"

."..glimpses of the home that nurtured King's dream."

-- "Parenting"

"A very welcome addition to the King story."

-- "Kirkus Reviews"