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Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and more stories from the African-American tradition / Scholastic ; Weston Woods ; executive producer, Linda Lee.

Lee, Linda. (Added Author). Ellard, Melissa Reilly. (Added Author). Gagne, Paul R., 1956- (Added Author). McGivney, Gary. (Added Author). Corra, Leigh. (Added Author). Messecar, Ray. (Added Author). Duncan, Michael Clarke (Added Author). Jackson, Samuel L. (Added Author). Woodard, Alfre, 1953- (Added Author). Williams, Billy Dee, 1937- (Added Author). Whitaker, Forest. (Added Author). Rappaport, Doreen. Martin's big words. (Added Author). Lester, Julius. John Henry. (Added Author). Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Seven candles for Kwanzaa. (Added Author). Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Ella Fitzgerald. (Added Author). Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Duke Ellington. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 8 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Weston Woods : 2002.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
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Participant or Performer Note:
Narrators, Michael Clarke Duncan (Martin's big words), Samuel L. Jackson (John Henry), Alfre Woodard (Seven candles for Kwanzaa), Billy Dee Williams (Ella Fitzgerald), Forest Whitaker (Duke Ellington).
Summary, etc.:
Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in stunning collage art and vibrant watercolor paintings in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. Martin Luther King, Jr. in his own words, will inspire and affect you, too. Narrated by Michael Clarke Duncan.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: John Henry (Legendary character)

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