New Books on Martin Luther King
A lovely picture book that shows key moments of King's life alongside the experiences of a modern class. As the students learn about him they discover how they can be inspired by him as they handle issues and justice in their own lives. Ages 4-8
The illustrations are as poetic as the words in this beautiful book focusing on the last months of King's life. Ages 9-12, but wonderful for anyone who loves poetry and beautiful books.
Martin Luther King III
A public figure, but also a father, here we have the man his family knew. Written by his son, one of King's four children featured in the famous 'I Have a Dream' speech. Ages 4-8
An updated version of a biography originally published in 1964, this is the work of a writer who was close to the King family. Completely revised and updated with colorful new illustrations. Ages 8-12
A good new biographical reader featuring the milestones in King's life, for kids who are mostly reading on their own, with a little help here and there.
A new biographical reader focusing on the march on Washington in 1963. A good level for children who are starting to read on their own and a good way for them to learn about King.