Martin Luther King, Jr.

Books for all ages about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Updated January 12, 2024
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A picture book of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Adler, David A.
The story of the civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
King : a comics biography
Anderson, Ho Che.
In King, Ho Che Anderson rendered Martin Luther King Jr.'s life fromhis childhood in Atlanta to his tragic assassination in an expressionisticvisual style that propelled King's story with cinematic momentum: in doing so,he created a monumental graphic biography that liberated King from...
Martin Luther King Jr. : civil rights leader
Asselin, Kristine Carlson.
This biography examines the remarkable life of Martin Luther King Jr. using easy-to-read, compelling text. Through striking black-and-white images and rich color photographs and informative sidebars, readers will learn about King's family background, childhood, education, and inspirational work as a...
The Cart that carried Martin
Bunting, Eve
The strength and spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. permeates this picture book about the funeral of Dr. King in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1968. Quiet, yet affecting, THE CART THAT CARRIED MARTIN is a unique tribute to the life of a man known world-wide for his outstanding efforts as a leader of the...
Only light can do that : 60 days of MLK : devotions for kids
Crayton, Lisa A.
Through Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s words and Bible verses, kids will discover that Dr. King's Christian faith was the foundation for his activism and that God calls us to stand up for justice and love. This illustrated children's devotional will inspire the next generation...
King : a life
Eig, Jonathan
A finalist for the 2023 National Book Critics Circle Award Named one of the ten best books of 2023 by The Washington Post | Chicago Tribune | Time A New York Times bestseller and notable book of 2023 | One of Barack Obama's...
We march
Evans, Shane.
On August 28, 1963, a remarkable event took place--more than 250,000 people gathered in our nation's capital to participate in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The march began at the Washington Monument and ended with a rally at the Lincoln Memorial, where Martin Luther King Jr....
The radical King
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X "The radical King was a democratic socialist who sided with poor and working people in the class struggle taking place in capitalist societies. . . . The response of the radical King to our...
The words of Martin Luther King, Jr.
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Includes 120 excerpts from speeches, sermons, and writings, and chronology.
You have to be prepared to die before you can begin to live : ten weeks in Birmingham that changed America
Kix, Paul
From journalist Paul Kix, the riveting story, never before fully told, of the 1963 Birmingham Campaign--ten weeks that would shape the course of the Civil Rights Movement and the future of America. It's one of the iconic photographs of American history: A Black teenager, a...
Judgment days : Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the laws that changed America
Kotz, Nick.
Opposites in almost every way, mortally suspicious of each other at first, Lyndon Baines Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr., were thrust together in the aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination. Both men sensed a historic opportunity and began a delicate dance of accommodation that moved...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Marx, David F.
The popular Rookie Books expand their horizons - to all corners of the globe! With this series all about geography, emergent readers will take off on adventures to cities, nations, waterways, and habitats around the world...and right in their own backyards.
Martin & Mahalia : his words, her song
Pinkney, Andrea Davis.
They were each born with the gift of gospel. Martin's voice kept people in their seats, but also sent their praises soaring. Mahalia's voice was brass-and-butter - strong and smooth at the same time. With Martin's sermons and Mahalia's songs,...
Gospel of freedom : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s letter from Birmingham Jail and the struggle that changed a nation
Rieder, Jonathan.
"I am in Birmingham because injustice is here," declared Martin Luther King, Jr. He had come to that city of racist terror convinced that massive protest could topple Jim Crow. But the insurgency faltered. To revive it, King made a sacrificial act on Good Friday, April 12, 1963: he was arrested....
Death of a King : the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year
Smiley, Tavis
A revealing and dramatic chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination. Martin Luther King, Jr. died in one of the most shocking assassinations the world has known, but little is remembered about the life he led in his final year....
Chasing King's killer : the hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassin
Swanson, James L.
An astonishing account of the assassination of America's most beloved and celebrated civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, by New York Times bestselling author, James L. Swanson with an introduction by John Lewis. NAACP Image Award Nominee Chicago Public Library...

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