Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: MLK Day

Fitzgerald, Stephanie.

Young readers will love learning about the man behind this important monument and seeing his story ... More

Harper, Mireille.

"Amazing visual timelines take readers through the people and the issues that have shaped Blac... More

Reiss, Stephen.

"Meet forty-four of America's most impressive heroes in this collective biography of Afri... More

Hasak-Lowy, Todd.

"We Are Power brings to light the incredible individuals who have used nonviolent activism to ... More

Taylor, Diane C.

"Sitting In, Standing Up: Leaders of the Civil Rights Era tells the story of one of the most t... More

Platt, Christine A.

"Martin Luther King Jr became one of the most important civil rights leaders in America by fig... More

Knutson, Julie.

"Learn how diarist Anne Frank used her voice to stand up for human dignity and how activist Ma... More

Platt, Christine A.

"On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke to more than 250,000 people in Washington, D... More

Kaiser, Lisbeth.

"Designed specifically for preschool comprehension, a board book introduction to the influenti... More

"Great lives in graphics reimagines the lives of extraordinary people in vivid technicolor, pr... More

Gordon, Tyler.

"Fifteen-year-old Tyler Gordon's journey from a regular kid growing up in San Jose, Calif... More

Patrick, Denise Lewis.

"From the time John Lewis asked Dr. Martin Luther King to help integrate a segregated school i... More

Miller, J. P.

"The act of segregation was a common thread woven throughout the world, directed at people of ... More

Wilson, Jamia.

"Introduce your baby to Black excellence with this lyrical board-book edition of Young, Gifted... More

Patrick, Denise Lewis.

"Mahalia Jackson was known as the queen of gospel music. A close friend of Dr. Martin Luther K... More

Venable, Rose.

The Civil Rights Movement was a time of drastic change in America. From the end of Reconstruction, ... More

Ades, Audrey.

"This is the story of two men, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rabbi Joachim Prinz, an immigr... More

Krishnaswami, Uma.

"A look at the lives of Ghandi and Martin Luther King Jr. and how they were led to seek revolu... More

Ferguson, Melissa.

"Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrates the life of the civil rights movement leader. Some peop... More

Shanté, Angela.

"The years from 1955 to 1965 are at the heart of the civil rights movement. Resistance was oft... More

Taylor, Susan Johnston.

"The years from 1955 to 1965 are at the heart of the civil rights movement. Resistance was oft... More

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

"When young Tybre Faw discovers Congressman John Lewis and his heroic march across the Edmund ... More

Kirkwood, Kathlyn J.

This moving memoir-in-verse tells about what it means to be an everyday activist and foot solider f... More

Wittenstein, Barry.

"The true story behind the writing of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" spe... More

Langley, Sharon.

"When Sharon Langley was born, amusement parks were segregated, and African American families ... More

Johnson, Angela.

A stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civi... More

Wood, John.

This inspiring title discusses the benefits of getting involved in making the world a better place.... More

Michelson, Richard.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and ... More

Ancona, George.

Describes how children can help their communities in different ways, from tending a community garde... More

Lee, Sally.

"Discusses the history and importance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as well as ways that Amer... More

Robinson, Sharon.

"In January of 1963, Sharon Robinson turned thirteen the night before George Wallace declared ... More

Andres, Marco.

One of the easiest ways to be an active and involved citizen is to volunteer your time and services... More

Holland, Leslie J.

Presents Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech and explains its meaning using everyday language.... More

Rissman, Rebecca.

Learn about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the holiday we celebrate in his honor. ... More

King, Martin Luther, Jr.

An illustrated edition of Martin Luther King's famous "I have a dream" speech. ... More

Fishman, Jon M.

"Martin Luther King Jr. was an influential and inspiring leader of the Civil Rights Movement i... More

Ruiz, Rachel

See how Martin's early experiences and beliefs shaped him into the leader of the Civil Rights ... More

Taylor-Butler, Christine.

"Learn all about the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, from how it was created to what it is l... More

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

In a rich embroidery of visions, musical cadence, and deep emotion, Andrea and Brian Pinkney convey... More

Kelley, Kitty.

Recounts Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on... More

King, Martin Luther, III.

An account of the author's brief years shared with his civil rights leader father offers insig... More

Bednarchuk, Bruce.

A song about the U.S. Civil rights activist and icon, Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes hardcover boo... More

Stanley, Diane.

"A non-fiction look at how activists and artists throughout history have used peaceful protest... More

Smykowski, Sarah.

From Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech to today's discourse on social media,... More