Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Dream of Peaceful Revolution

By Della Rowland

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A biography of the Nobel Peace Prize winner who showed us that a struggle can be waged without violence.

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Martin's Big Words: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Doreen Rappaport and Bryan Collier (illustrator)

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Quotes from some of his most beloved speeches, paired with Collier's stunning watercolor and collage art, tell Dr. King's life story in a simple, direct way.

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My Dream of Martin Luther King

By Faith Ringgold

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An artist recreates Dr. King's life through words and paintings.

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Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

By Eleanora Tate

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Mary Elouise and her friends at Gumbo Grove Elementary School are learning their parts for a special school play, and in the process they also learn about friendship, family and self-respect.

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The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.

By Johnny Ray Moore and Amy Wummer (illustrator)

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An easy-to-read biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his impact on society.

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Uncle Martin's Big Heart

By Angela Farris Watkins

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"In this inspiring story about Martin Luther King Jr.--told from the perspective of his young niece--readers will gain personal insight into one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century. As Angela Farris Watkins introduces children to her uncle, she presents them with a rare glimpse into his life at home, including special family moments. What unfolds is a story of character and service to God, family, and mankind, and of how one man's extraordinary love changed the history of the United States."
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