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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.
 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day
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by Dana Meachen Rau

On the third Monday of every January, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr., the life and legacy of one of America's enduring symbols of freedom and courage.

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USB Famous Lives: Martin Luther King
by Rob Lloyd Jones Illustrated by Leonard Le Rolland
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March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World
by Christine King Farris Illustrated by London Ladd
From Dr. Martin Luther King's sister, the definitive tribute to the man, the march, and the speech that changed a nation.

On a hot August day in 1963, hundreds of thousands of people made history when they marched into Washington, D.C., in search of equality.

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My Brother Martin
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.

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Day Martin Luther King, Jr., Was Shot, The
by Jim 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.

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I've Seen the Promised Land
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.
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