Martin rising requiem for a King /

Martin Rising is a stunning, poetic presentation of the final months of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life - told in a rich embroidery of visions, color, musical cadence, deep emotion, and multiple layers of meaning. Against a backdrop of the sanitation workers' strike in Memphis, Tennessee, t...

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Uniform Title: Poems. Selections
Main Author: Pinkney, Andrea Davis,
Other Authors: Pinkney, J. Brian,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2018.
Physical Description: 127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Edition: First edition.
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Table of 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.