Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.
Learn about Martin Luther King Jr., a leader of the civil rights movement, with books for 10- to 13-year-olds.
Martin Luther King: Usborne Famous Lives
Series: Usborne Internet Linked
by Rob Lloyd Jones Illustrated by Leonard Le Rolland
Martin Luther King never expected to be a leader. All he wanted was for black people like him to be treated fairly in America. But what began as a small protest soon became a revolution...Read More
March On!: The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World
by Christine King Farris
From the sister of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., comes this moving account of August 28, 1963 — the day King delivered his stirring I Have a Dream speech in Washington, D.C. Farris recalls that remarkable day, and offers a personal, stirring glimpse of the man who inspired a nation. Full color.Read More
My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
by Christine King Farris Illustrated by Chris K. Soentpiet
Renowned educator Christine King Farris, older sister of the late Dr. King, joins with celebrated illustrator Chris Soentpiet to tell the inspirational story of how one boyhood experience inspired a movement.Read More
The Day Martin Luther King, Jr. was Shot: A Photo History of the Civil Rights Movement
by James Haskins
Combining clear text with fascinating archival black-and-white photographs, acclaimed author Haskins whose many histories include several Coretta Scott King Honor Books illuminates the history of the Civil Rights Movement for young readers.Read More
I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Walter Dean Myers Illustrated by Leonard Jenkins
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is one of the most celebrated figures of the twentieth century. A crusader for nonviolent social justice, he led African Americans in their demands for equality through peaceful protests during one of the most tumultuous times in recent history.Read More