Martin Luther King Jr. Day

A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr.

By David A. Adler

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A brief, beautifully illustrated biography of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader.

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As Good as Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel's Amazing March toward Freedom

By Richard Michelson

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The story of two icons for social justice, how they formed a remarkable friendship and turned their personal experiences of discrimination into a message of love and equality for all.

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Dear Dr. King: Letters From Today's Children to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Jan Colbert and Ann McMillan Harms (editors)

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What if you could write to Dr. King today? What would you say? These letters from Memphis kids show how far we've come since Dr. King's day, and how far we still have to go.

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Free at Last!

By Angela Bull

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A biography of the civil rights leader, covering his childhood, leadership, powerful speeches, assassination, and greatest influences. A level 4 beginning reader.

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Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King

By Jean Marzollo and Brian Pinkney (illustrator)

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A colorful, simple introduction for young readers to the life and works of the beloved Civil Rights leader.

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I Have a Dream

By Martin Luther King, Jr and illustrated by 15 Coretta Scott King Award winners

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Dr. King's famous speech at the 1963 Civil Rights march on Washington is accompanied by glorious illustrations by top children's book artists.

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Martin Luther King

By Rosemary L. Bray

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Folk-art paintings in bright colors accompany the story of key events in Dr. King's life.

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Martin Luther King Day

By Linda Lowery

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Briefly recounts the life of Dr. King and discusses the national holiday in his name.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By Robin Nelson

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An introduction to the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the day celebrated in his honor.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

By Margaret McNamara

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Mrs. Connor's students at Robin Hill School share their dreams for the future after learning about the day that celebrates the life and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A level 1 beginning reader.

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