Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to the civil rights movement. He was determined to do what he could for his people, and though he knew that there was a good chance that he would be killled, he pressed on. His I have a dream speech is read and admired by people all over the world, and his sacrifice to the cause of gaining rights for African-Americans has served as a inspiration for countless people since his deathon. You can find out more about this topic in the American Civil Rights Movement and Black History Month features.

Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Six Guiding Beliefs

Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Six Guiding Beliefs

Angela Farris Watkins, PhD
Illustrator:  Sally Wern Comport 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Simon and Schuster, 2014   ISBN: 978-1416986935
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The Cart That Carried Martin

The Cart That Carried Martin

Eve Bunting
Illustrator:   Don Tate 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Charlesbridge, 2013   ISBN: 978-1580893879
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Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

Andrea Davis Pinkney
Illustrator:   Brian Pinkney 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 and up
Little Brown, 2013   ISBN: 978-0316070133
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What Was Your Dream, Dr. King?: And Other Questions About... Martin Luther King

What Was Your Dream, Dr. King?: And Other Questions About... Martin Luther King

Mary Kay Carson
Illustrator:  Jim Madsen 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Sterling Children's Books, 2013   ISBN: 978-1402790454
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I Have a Dream (Book & CD)

I Have a Dream (Book & CD)

Martin Luther King Jr.
Illustrator:  Kadir Nelson 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 and up
Random House, 2012   ISBN: 978-0375858871
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10 Days: Martin Luther King Jr.

10 Days: Martin Luther King Jr.

David Colbert
Nonfiction
For ages 8 to 10
Simon and Schuster, 2008   ISBN: 978-1416968054
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As Good as Anybody

As Good as Anybody

Richard Michelson
Illustrator:  Raul Colon 
Picture Book
For ages 6 to 9
Random House, 2008   ISBN: 978-0375833359
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A Sweet Smell of Roses

A Sweet Smell of Roses

Angela Johnson
Illustrator:  Eric Velasquez 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2005   ISBN: 978-1416953616
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Martin Luther King Jr: A Photographic Story of a Life

Martin Luther King Jr: A Photographic Story of a Life

Amy Pastan
Nonfiction
For ages 12 and up
DK, 2004   ISBN: 978-0756603427
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Genius: Martin Luther King Jr.

Genius: Martin Luther King Jr.

Jennifer Fandel
Nonfiction  Series
For ages 10 to 14
The Creative Company, 2005   ISBN: 978-1583413296
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

David A. Adler
Nonfiction
For ages 5 to 8
Holiday House, 2003   ISBN: 978-0823418039
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Martin Luther King Jr: Great civil Rights Leader

Martin Luther King Jr: Great civil Rights Leader

Jennifer Fandel
Illustrator:  Brian Bascle 
Nonfiction Graphic Novel  Series
For ages 8 to 10
Capstone Press, 2006   ISBN: 978-0736864985
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March On! The day my brother Martin changed the world

March On! The day my brother Martin changed the world

Christine King Farris
Illustrator:  London Ladd 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 9 to 12
Scholastic, 2008   ISBN: 0545035376
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I have a dream

I have a dream

Martin Luther King Jr.
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 and up
Scholastic, 2007   ISBN: 978-0590205177
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A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr.

David A. Adler
Illustrator:  Robert Casilla 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 5 to 8
Holiday House, 1990   ISBN: 978-0823408474
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