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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
Series: A True Book
by Dana Meachen Rau
Animals. American History. Earth Science. Geography. Health. Space. True Books covers all this and more in photo-filled chapter books that provide a basic introduction to curriculum-relevant topics.
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Martin Luther King: Usborne Famous Lives
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...
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March On!: The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World
by Christine King Farris Illustrated by London Ladd
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, sister remembers the March on Washington.

From Dr. Martin Luther King's sister, the definitive tribute to the man, the march, and the speech that changed a nation.
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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.

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The Day Martin Luther King, Jr. was Shot: A Photo History of the Civil Rights Movement
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: 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.

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