As we are closed on Mondays, we thought that today would be appropriate for a belated celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. To commemorate the holiday and honor Dr. King and his work, here’s a sampling of materials the library has available about this famous figure. As this week is supposed to be extra cold, it’s an ideal time to curl up inside with any of these great reads!
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Lola M. Schaefer
Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Big Biography by J. C. Reed
A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. by David A. Adler
I’ve Seen the Promised Land: the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Walter Dean Myers
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Jean Darby
Martin’s Big Words: the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Doreen Rappaport
J General Nonfiction
If you’d lived at the time of Martin Luther King by Ellen Levine
Marching for Freedom: walk together, children, and don’t you grow weary by Elizabeth Partridge
Let the Trumpet Sound: the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Stephen B. Oates
To find these books and more, stop by the library. If you have trouble locating any of them, we’ll be happy to help you hunt! Is there a book related to Dr. King that you think we ought to have but don’t? Let us know and we might order it!