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CRRL Kids: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

As Good as Anybody
As Good as Anybody Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel's Amazing March Toward Freedom By Michelson, Richard (Book - 2008 ) 323.092 Mi Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

Dear Dr. King
Dear Dr. King Letters From Today's Children to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr (Book - 1998 ) 323 De Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

Free at Last!
Free at Last! By Bull, Angela (Book - 2009 ) 323.092 BUL Available in some locations

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

Freedom Walkers
Freedom Walkers The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott By Freedman, Russell (Book - 2006 ) 323.119 Fr Available in some locations

Annotation:Covers the events surrounding and including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the end of segregation on buses.

Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King
Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King By Marzollo, Jean (Book - 1993 ) 921 King Available in some locations

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

I Have A Dream
I Have A Dream By King, Martin Luther (Book - 1997 ) 305.8 Ki Available in some locations

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

I've Seen the Promised Land
I've Seen the Promised Land The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr By Myers, Walter Dean (Book - 2004 ) 921 King Available in some locations

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

Martin and Mahalia
Martin and Mahalia His Words, Her Song By Pinkney, Andrea Davis (Book - 2013 ) 323.092 Pi Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King By Bray, Rosemary L. (Book - 1995 ) 921 King Available in some locations

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

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day By Lowery, Linda (Book - 2004 ) 394.261 Lo Available in some locations

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

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day By McNamara, Margaret (Book - 2007 ) FICTION McN Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day By Nelson, Robin (Book - 2003 ) 394.261 Ne Available in some locations

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

Martin's Big Words
Martin's Big Words [the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.] By Rappaport, Doreen (Book Plus CD - 2002 ) 9.21 King Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

My Dream of Martin Luther King
My Dream of Martin Luther King By Ringgold, Faith (Book - 1995 ) 921 King Available in some locations

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

A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr
A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr (DVD - 2007 ) 9.21 King Available in some locations

Annotation:This video presents a brief, beautifully illustrated biography of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader. Also available as a book and as a book with a CD.

Riding to Washington
Riding to Washington By Swain, Gwenyth (Book - 2008 ) 323.119 Sw Available in some locations

Annotation:"A young white girl rides the bus with her father to the March on Washington in 1963--at which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., would give his "I Have a Dream" speech. She comes to see that Dr. King's dream belongs not just to Blacks but to all Americans."

The Story of Martin Luther King Jr
The Story of Martin Luther King Jr By Moore, Johnny Ray (Board Book - 2001 ) FICTION Moo Available in some locations

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

Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr!
Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr! By Tate, Eleanora E. (Downloadable Audiobook - 2011 ) FICTION Tat Click here for OneClickdigital eaudio »

Annotation:Mary Eloise 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.

We March
We March By Evans, Shane (Book - 2012 ) FICTION Eva Available in some locations

Annotation:Illustrations and brief text portray the events of the 1963 march in Washington, D.C., where the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic speech.

My Uncle Martin's Big Heart
My Uncle Martin's Big Heart By Watkins, Angela Farris (Book - 2010 ) 921 King Available in some locations

Annotation:"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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Materials about Martin Luther King, Jr. for grade school kids from our collection


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