A Review Of Debi Pearl’s Listen To My Dream~A Review Of Listen To My Dream By Debi Pearl

September 23rd, 2010 by wys


Dreaming and standing up for that fantasy is what the book Listen To My Dream desires to indicate. The book is primarily about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. from his child years until he passed away in Memphis on April 4, 1968. It talks of how this little black boy questions why he is dealt unlikely by people and desires on eliminating racism between the white people and the alleged Negroes.

This 40 pages soft covered book is divided into two interesting parts. The first part is full of narrative poem depicting the detailed life of Martin Luther King, Jr. since he was a young boy. Life partners Michael and Debi Pearl, load this part with multi-colored drawings that even small girls and boys be attentive on this encouraging story. The second part of the book shows comprehensive facts about how Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired the civil rights movement.

The book, Listen To My Dream, begins from the time little Martin interrogated his mother why people are addressing him contrary to the others and the reason why he is a black boy. Yet, his dreams of hope and support for his fellow men was inspired by the encouragement of his teacher, Ms. Lemon of Oglethorpe Elementary and was set to believe in that dream.

Soon after, he was additionally assured to make his visions to a reality when Rosa Parks repudiated to give up her front seat for a white person, hence King organized a boycott of the Montgomery bus system up to the point that all colored persons are addressed fairly. Ultimately, the Supreme Court banned racial discrimination in 1956 and both black and white share similar liberties. It closes with King’s memorial after he was murdered at Memphis in April 4, 1968.

This children’s book is a great reflection on dreaming and transforming it into reality that would make a great difference into the lives of millions of people in our world. Even though the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. is filled with details, the book, Listen To My Dream, designed an artistic method for children to pay attention and focused on a remarkable section of history. The poetic technique of the book makes it attracting to read aloud to children and the account on the life of Martin Luther makes it informative for young ones to understand how people obtained their fair privileges and even enjoy the equal rights they now have.

Listen To My Dream is an encouragement to people dreaming and wishing their dreams to be a reality. Martin Luther King, Jr. dwell a life filled with aspiration and willpower deserving of all the appreciation even until these days.

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