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You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall.
You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience.
Martin Luther King Jr. led the American civil rights movement in the mid-1900s. His holiday honors this man who continues to inspire Americans to work toward equality more than 50 years after his death. Readers will learn about Martin Luther King Jr., the holiday named for him, and how they can continue to promote and celebrate equality today.
An inspiring biography introducing children to the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic march on Washington.
We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer.
Experience history with this picture book of Martin Luther King's iconic speech, with an audio CD included. This Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book will inspire young readers.
I have a dream. Those rousing words, spoken by Martin Luther King, Jr. at an historic civil rights rally in Washington, D.C., brought hope to those who listened: hope that in the future there might not be two Americas--one black and one white--but instead a country united, with justice for all.
The life of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is introduced in this early reader biography.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed it was possible to change the world with peaceful protest. His powerful words and actions helped the civil rights movement achieve many great changes. His incredible leadership is still remembered and celebrated today.
In this kids' biography, discover the amazing story of Martin Luther King Jr., whose powerful words and dreams for the future inspired the world.
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy is honored with a beautiful memorial in the center of Washington, D.C., the nation's capital.$4.99ISBN: 9781426310874Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: National Geographic Kids - December 26th, 2012
The most effective method used to influence children to read is to incorporate the information that interests them the most. National Geographic Readers are educational, high-interest, and comprehensive for children. In this title, readers will learn about the fascinating life and legacy civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.$19.99ISBN: 9780545702539Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - January 2nd, 2018A Washington Post Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
* "Unique and remarkable." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
$7.99ISBN: 9781423106357Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 18th, 2007
This picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. brings his life and the profound nature of his message to young children through his own words.
Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of the most influential and gifted speakers of all time. Doreen Rappaport uses quotes from some of his most beloved speeches to tell the story of his life and his work in a simple, direct way.$3.99ISBN: 9780545142335Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Inc. - December 1st, 2009The MY FIRST BIOGRAPHY series brings the biggest life stories to the smallest readers.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a great man. His words changed the way people thought, and his actions spurred them on to change the world. With simple, lyrical text and bold, kid-friendly illustrations, this book introduces Dr. King to the youngest readers and inspires them to change the world.$4.99ISBN: 9780525578703Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Golden Books - December 24th, 2018
A nonfiction Little Golden Book about an American leader every child should know!$7.99ISBN: 9780823408474Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Holiday House - January 1st, 1989
An introduction to one of the most outstanding Americans of the twentieth century, perfect for young readers.$18.99ISBN: 9780823443314Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Neal Porter Books - August 27th, 2019
As a new generation of activists demands an end to racism, A Place to Land reflects on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech and the movement that it galvanized.
Winner of the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children
Selected for the Texas Bluebonnet Master List$5.99ISBN: 9780448462875Availability: Usually Ships in 3-7 Days - Not in stock but can be ordered.Published: Penguin Workshop - February 7th, 2013
On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people gathered in Washington, DC, to demand equal rights for all races. It was there that Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, and it was this peaceful protest that spurred the momentous civil rights laws of the mid-1960s. With black-and-white artwork throughout and sixteen pages of photographs, the March is brought to life!$5.99ISBN: 9780448447230Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Workshop - December 27th, 2007
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.$7.99ISBN: 9780448458557Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Workshop - April 12th, 2012
The famous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke out against racial and economic injustice until his death - from an assassin's bullet - in 1968. This tumultuous time in history comes to life in over 100 black-and-white illustrations that celebrate of this remarkable man.