Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream and You
As these classroom kids learn about Dr. King's life and work, they become determined to realize his dream and fight for justice!
Talking About Social Justice and Meaningful Activism, Realistically Detailed Artwork, Looking to the Past and Future, Blending Biography with Inspiration, Uplifting Poetry
Topics and Themes:
Martin Luther King Jr., Civic Responsibility, Civil Rights, Equality and Justice for All
You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall.
Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King's life alongside a modern class as the students learn about him, Carole Weatherford's poetic text encapsulates the moments that readers today can reenact in their own lives. See a class of young students as they begin a school project inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and learn to follow his example, as he dealt with adversity and never lost hope that a future of equality and justice would soon be a reality.
As times change, Dr. King's example remains, encouraging a new generation of children to take charge and change the world...to be a King.