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MARCH ON! THE DAY MY BROTHER MARTIN CHANGED THE WORLD

Author: Dr. Christine King Farris
Illustrator: London Ladd

Grades: 3 - 7
Lexile®: 860

Guided Reading Level: O

Release Date: 2008

Themes: Biography;History and Government;African-American;Tolerance and Respect
 
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s sister presents a personal, stirring account of the remarkable day Dr. King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech and of the man who went on to inspire nation.

Reviews:
"Lynn Whitfield's sensitive and stirring narration is enriched with audio clips of Mahalia Jackson's powerful song, crowd noises, and clips from MLK's speech. Music by Michael Bacon sets the tone for the film and seamlessly accomodates songs of the era." - ALA Notable Video Committee
"Whitfield's heartfelt narration makes the remarkable day fresh again for young listeners. Selections from King's speech and from freedom songs add to the production." - AudioFile
"Michael Bacon's evocative musical score, lovely and triumphant, enhances the program." - Booklist
"This inspiring production merits a place in all libraries." - School Library Journal
"...combines artwork with archival B&W stills to recreate this historic event. Recommended." - ***, Video LIbrarian

Awards:
Carnegie;ALA Notable Video

 
 
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Paperback Book/CD

Item #: WPCD852
ISBN: 9780545313988
Read-Along Feature


18:33 $18.95
5 Paperbacks/1CD Package

Item #: WPKG852CD
ISBN: 9780545313995
Read-Along Feature


18:33 $38.75
Audio CD

Item #: WCD852RA
ISBN: 9780545106856
Read-Along Feature


18:33 $12.95
Paperback Book

Item #: WPB852
ISBN: 9780545419839


$6.50
Read-Along highlights each word as it is narrated.
 
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