Have you ever heard of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington? What was his dream for America, who was the man behind those famous words, and why do we celebrate his story every January? Martin’s Big Words is an illustrated biography that traces Dr. King’s life from his childhood and includes quotes from his writings and speeches. Explore Dr. King’s story by reading together and then try some of these fun activities to learn more about him and other brave Americans who worked on the civil rights movement.
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