Martin s Big Words

Author: Doreen Rappaport
Publisher: Perfection Learning
ISBN: 1613833873
Release Date: 2007-12
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This definitive picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is an unforgettable portrait of a man whose dream changed America--and the world--forever.

Martin s Big Words

Author: Doreen Rappaport
Publisher: Jump At The Sun
ISBN: 9780786807147
Release Date: 2001-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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. Bryan Collier's stunning collage art combines remarkable watercolor paintings with vibrant patterns and textures. A timeline and a lsit of additional books and web sites help make this a standout biography of Dr. King.

My Daddy Dr Martin Luther King Jr

Author: Martin Luther King, III
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0060280751
Release Date: 2013-08-06
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

What was it like growing up as a son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? This picture book memoir, My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King III, provides insight into one of history’s most fascinating families and into a special bond between father and son. “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” Martin Luther King III was one of those four little children mentioned in Martin Luther King’s groundbreaking “I Have a Dream” speech. In this memoir, Martin Luther King Jr.’s son gives an intimate look at the man and the father behind the civil rights leader. Mr. King’s remembrances show both his warm, loving family and a momentous time in American history. AG Ford is the illustrator of several other books for children, including the New York Times bestselling Barack. He is the recipient of an NAACP Image Award.

My Brother Martin

Author: Christine King Farris
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780689843877
Release Date: 2003-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Looks at the early life of Martin Luther King, Jr., as seen through the eyes of his older sister.

My Uncle Martin s Big Heart

Author: Angela Farris Watkins
Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0810989751
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A young girl introduces readers to her uncle, Martin Luther King Jr., describing what he does and family moments they have shared.

My Dream of Martin Luther King

Author: Faith Ringgold
Publisher: Dragonfly Books
ISBN: 0517885778
Release Date: 1998-12-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Now in Dragonfly--from the acclaimed creator of the Caldecott Honor Book Tar Beach comes a personal and captivating portrait of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr

Author: Kitson Jazynka
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426310874
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Introduces the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Picture Book of Martin Luther King Jr

Author: David A. Adler
ISBN: 0823424707
Release Date: 1989

A brief, illustrated, biography of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader whose philosophy and practice of nonviolent civil disobedience helped American blacks win many battles for equal rights.

Martin s Dream Day

Author: Kitty Kelley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481467674
Release Date: 2017-01-03
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Bestselling author and journalist Kitty Kelley combines her elegant storytelling with Stanley Tretick’s iconic photographs to transport readers to the 1963 March on Washington, bringing that historic day vividly to life for a new generation. Martin Luther King Jr. was nervous. Standing at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial, he was about to address 250,000 people with what would become known as his “I Have a Dream Speech”—the most famous speech of his life. This day—August 28, 1963—was a momentous day in the Civil Rights Movement. It was the culmination of years spent leading marches, sit-ins, and boycotts across the South to bring attention to the plight of African Americans. Years spent demanding equality for all. Years spent dreaming of the day that black people would have the same rights as white people, and would be treated with the same dignity and respect. It was time for Martin to share his dream.

If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King

Author: Ellen Levine
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
ISBN: 059042582X
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Takes the reader back to the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, tracing the efforts of Dr. King and other civil rights activists

As Good as Anybody

Author: Richard Michelson
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780385753883
Release Date: 2013-12-31
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and equality.Martin grew up in a loving family in the American South, at a time when this country was plagued by racial discrimination. He aimed to put a stop to it. He became a minister like his daddy, and he preached and marched for his cause.Abraham grew up in a loving family many years earlier, in a Europe that did not welcome Jews. He found a new home in America, where he became a respected rabbi like his father, carrying a message of peace and acceptance.Here is the story of two icons for social justice, how they formed a remarkable friendship and turned their personal experiences of discrimination into a message of love and equality for all.

I Am Martin Luther King Jr

Author: Brad Meltzer
Publisher: Dial Books
ISBN: 9780525428527
Release Date: 2016-01
Genre: African Americans

"A biography of Martin Luther King Jr. that tells the story of how he used nonviolence to lead the civil rights movement"--