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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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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 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.

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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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Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Jennifer Fandel Illustrated by Brian Bascle
Follow the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. as he fights for the rights of African Americans during segregation in the United States. This exciting book from the "Graphic Library" series is written in comic book format with color illustrations.
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Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.
by James Tertius DeKay , James T. deKay
Martin Luther King, Jr., who insisted that nonviolent methods be used in the fight for civil rights, became a minister for the power he thought it would give him to help African Americans.
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My Dream of Martin Luther King
by Faith Ringgold Illustrated by Faith Ringgold

The acclaimed author/illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book Tar Beach recounts her unique vision of Martin Luther King, Jr. by describing a dream she had about the great civil rights leader.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Series: True Book, A
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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