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SPECIAL TOPICS: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. : His Life


SPECIAL TOPICS: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. : His Life

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A picture book of Martin Luther King, Jr. Juvenile Book A picture book of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Adler, David A.
J BIO KING ADLER

A brief, illustrated, biography of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader whose philosophy and practice of nonviolent civil disobedience helped American blacks win many battles for equal rights.




Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? Juvenile Book Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Bader, Bonnie, 1961-
J BIO KING BADER

An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.




What was your dream, Dr. King? : and other questions about Martin Luther King Jr. Juvenile Book What was your dream, Dr. King? : and other questions about Martin Luther King Jr.

Carson, Mary Kay.
J 323.092 CARSON

An introduction to the example and achievements of the influential civil rights leader poses and answers key questions about his life and time, offering insight into such topics as segregation, the 1963 Civil Rights March, and the history and purpose of his famous speeches.




Martin Luther King Jr. Day book Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Dayton, Connor.
E 394.261 DAYTON

Introduces Martin Luther King Jr. Day, briefly outlines Dr. King's life and accomplishments, and describes how the holiday is celebrated.




King's courage Juvenile Book King's courage

Deutsch, Stacia.
J DEUTSCH

Abigail, Jacob, Zack, and Bo travel back in time to meet Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in order to convince him not to get discouraged.




My brother Martin : a sister remembers growing up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Juvenile Book My brother Martin : a sister remembers growing up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Farris, Christine King, 1927-
J BIO KING FARRIS

Looks at the early life of Martin Luther King, Jr., as seen through the eyes of his older sister.




March on! : the day my brother Martin changed the world Juvenile Book March on! : the day my brother Martin changed the world

Farris, Christine King.
J BIO KING FARRIS

The sister of Martin Luther King, Jr tells the story of his most famous speech.




Martin Luther King, Jr. book Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jazynka, Kitson.
E BIO KING JAZYNKA

Introduces the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.




My daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. book My daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

King, Martin Luther, III.
E 323.092 KING

An account of the author's brief years shared with his civil rights leader father offers insight into their special bond, their separation during Dr. King's imprisonment, and the author's five-year-old witness to the famous "I Have a Dream" speech.




I have a dream Juvenile Book I have a dream

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
J 323.092 KING

An illustrated edition of Martin Luther King's famous "I have a dream" speech.




Martin Luther King, Jr. : a life of fairness book Martin Luther King, Jr. : a life of fairness

Leslie, Tonya.
E BIO KING LESLIE

Explores how this great individual demonstrated fairness during his life.




Happy birthday, Martin Luther King book Happy birthday, Martin Luther King

Marzollo, Jean.
E MARZOLL

An introduction to a great civil rights leader.




I've seen the promised land : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Juvenile Book I've seen the promised land : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-
J BIO KING MYERS

Pictures and easy-to-read text introduce the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.




Martin & Mahalia : his words, her song Juvenile Book Martin & Mahalia : his words, her song

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.
J 323.092 PINKNEY

Explores the intersecting lives of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and gospel singer Mahalia Jackson at the historic moment when their joined voices inspired landmark changes.




Peace warriors : Mahatma Gandhi, Dorothy Day, Martin Luther King, Jr., Desmond Tutu, Dalai Lama, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Juvenile Book Peace warriors : Mahatma Gandhi, Dorothy Day, Martin Luther King, Jr., Desmond Tutu, Dalai Lama, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.
J 327.172 PINKNEY

Meet six heroic social activists. In our six-in-one, full-colour bio series will focus on Peace Warriors. Featuring men and women who have worked passionately to pioneer peaceful solutions to violent conflicts throughout history. Our peace warriors will include Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Dorothy Day, and Ellen Sirleaf Johnson. Find out abouttheir childhoods, where they went to school, what their families were like, and their major accomplishments. Six inspiring tales of courage and conviction.




Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Juvenile Book Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rappaport, Doreen.
J BIO KING RAPPAPO

Award-winning picture book biography of one of the greatest figures in the Civil Rights movement.




Martin Luther King, Jr. Day book Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Rissman, Rebecca.
E 394.261 RISSMAN

Introduces the historical background behind Martin Luther King, Jr.'s work, why his accomplishments led to the holiday in his memory, why it is important, and how it is celebrated.




Martin Luther King Jr. Day : honoring a Civil Rights hero Juvenile Book Martin Luther King Jr. Day : honoring a Civil Rights hero

Tourville, Amanda Doering, 1980-
J 323.092 DOERING

Discover how Martin Luther King Jr Day started, and ways people celebrate the holiday.




My Uncle Martin's big heart book My Uncle Martin's big heart

Watkins, Angela Farris.
E BIO KING WATKINS

A young girl introduces readers to her uncle, Martin Luther King Jr., describing what he does and family moments they have shared.




My Uncle Martin's words for America : Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece tells how he made a difference Juvenile Book My Uncle Martin's words for America : Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece tells how he made a difference

Watkins, Angela Farris.
J 323.092 WATKINS

Angela Farris Watkins, the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., recounts her uncle's work to promote racial equality and introduces key events during the civil rights era.




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