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Jan 21

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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!

A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. by David A. Adler

A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. by David A. Adler

E Biography

Martin Luther King, Jr. by Lola M. Schaefer

Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Big Biography by J. C. Reed

 

J Biography

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

I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by Walter Dean Myers

I’ve Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by Walter Dean Myers

 

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

 

Adult Biography 

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!

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