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Author Pinkney, Andrea Davis, author.

Title Martin rising : requiem for a King / by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; paintings by Brian Pinkney.

Publication Info. New York : Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2018.
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 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 811 Pinkney,A PIN    Available
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 811 Pinkney,A PIN    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 811 Pinkney,A PIN    DUE 08-03-19
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Edition First edition.
Description 127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-127).
Summary In a rich embroidery of visions, musical cadence, and deep emotion, Andrea and Brian Pinkney convey the final months of Martin Luther King's life -- and of his assassination -- through metaphor, spirituality, and multilayers of meaning.
Contents Henny Penny prelude -- Daylight. Sparkling-eyed child -- Happy Birthday, Daddy? -- Forcing forsythia -- Valentine -- Come -- Early signs of spring -- Roar! -- Weather news, baseball blues -- Kings in Memphis -- Smothered -- Shattered -- Still standing -- Sky truth -- Bravura bird -- Darkness -- Foreboding -- Home away from home -- Fever -- Storm -- Heaven's railroad -- Mine eyes have seen -- Sleep -- Day breaks -- Pillow fight! -- Soul fixin's -- Quick-strange! -- Powerless (time-out of time) -- Compass -- Pronouncement -- Chaos -- Baby James -- Unsolved history -- Desperate questions -- Lamentation -- Quiet storm -- Daddy -- Pilgrimage -- Dawn. Good Friday -- Easter Sunday -- Rejoice the legacy -- Author's reflections -- Artist's reflections -- Now is the time -- Time line -- 1968 time line for Martin Rising! -- Sources -- Acknowledgments.
Subject King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Juvenile poetry.
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Poetry -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile poetry.
Genre/Form Biographical poetry.
Added Author Pinkney, J. Brian, illustrator.
Added Title Poems. Selections
Requiem for a King
ISBN 9780545702539 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
0545702534 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)

 
    
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