Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and more stories from the African-American tradition
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Published
[Westport, Conn.] : Weston Woods ;, [2005].
Language
English
ISBN
0439835410, 9780439835411
UPC
767685974032

Notes

General Note
Title from disc label.
General Note
Special features: Read along option available.
Creation/Production Credits
Martin's big words: music, Crystal Taliefero ; editors, Melissa Reilly, Paul R. Gagne, David Russell. John Henry: music, Crystal Taliefero ; editor, David Russell. Seven candles for Kwanzaa: music, Crystal Taliefero ; editors, Melissa Reilly, Peter Ringer. Ella Fitzgerald: music, Joel Goodman, Dan Rosengard ; editors, Paul R. Gagne, Melissa Reilly, David Russell ; animated by Martin Haughey, Emma Collicott, Euan Frizzell. Duke Ellington: music, Joel Goodman, Dan Rosengard ; digital animation and editing, Glue, John Lasala, Ross Sclafani.
Participants/Performers
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).
Description
Martin's big words: Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. John Henry: Based on the famous African-American folk ballad, this story tells of the legendary contest between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Seven candles for Kwanzaa: This unique African-American holiday commemorates the strength of family ties, respect for ancestors, commitment to the growth of community and gratitude for life's bounties.
Target Audience
Recommended for ages 4-12.
System Details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lee, L., Ellard, M. R., Gagne, P. R., McGivney, G., Corra, L., Messecar, R., Duncan, M. C., Jackson, S. L., Woodard, A., Williams, B. D., Whitaker, F., Rappaport, D., Lester, J., & Pinkney, A. D. (2005). Martin's big words: the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and more stories from the African-American tradition . Weston Woods ;.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Linda Lee et al.. 2005. Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and More Stories From the African-American Tradition. Weston Woods.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Linda Lee et al.. Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and More Stories From the African-American Tradition Weston Woods, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lee, Linda, et al. Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and More Stories From the African-American Tradition Weston Woods ;, 2005.

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