My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King III (A) and AG Ford (ILT)
List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Son Remembers Father - 2013)
Description: What was it like growing up as a son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? This picture book memoir, My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King III, provides insight into one of historyäó»s most fascinating families and into a special bond between father and son.
äóìI have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.äó?
Martin Luther King III was one of those four little children mentioned in Martin Luther Kingäó»s groundbreaking äóìI Have a Dreamäó? speech. In this memoir, Martin Luther King Jr.äó»s son gives an intimate look at the man and the father behind the civil rights leader. Mr. Kingäó»s remembrances show both his warm, loving family and a momentous time in American history. (32 pgs) Ages 4-8
AG Ford is the illustrator of several other books for children, including the New York Times bestselling Barack. He is the recipient of an NAACP Image Award.
Ashay says, "What a touching story. And what a wonderful way for Martin III, to pay tribute to his father. After reading the book, we can see the great father that Martin Luther King Jr. was through his son's eyes. Really nice illustrations by AG Ford. Must have for the library and classroom."
Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 9 x 11.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounce