A Time to Break Silence: The Essential Works of
Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students by
The first collection of King's essential writings for high
school students and young people A Time to Break Silence presents Martin Luther
King, Jr.'s most important writings and speeches--carefully selected by
teachers across a variety of disciplines--in an accessible and user-friendly
volume. Now, for the first time, teachers and students will be able to access
Dr. King's writings not only electronically but in stand-alone book form.
Arranged thematically in five parts, the collection includes nineteen
selections and is introduced by award-winning author Walter Dean Myers.
Included are some of Dr. King's most well-known and frequently taught classic
works, including ""Letter from Birmingham Jail"" and
""I Have a Dream,"" as well as lesser-known pieces such as
""The Sword that Heals"" and ""What Is Your
Life's Blueprint?"" that speak to issues young people face today.