Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted by Lindsay Deverall on 1/11/2021 3:00:00 PM

New Year New Beginnings

"The time is always right to do what is right."

 

Celebrating the life and achievements of Martin Luther King, Jr., an influential American Civil Rights Leader.

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. "lived, worked and sacrificed to make the world a better place." 

 

At the March of Washington in 1963, he repeated the mantra,

I have a Dream

 

He offered the hope 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."

 

The following books contain themes of courage, doing the right thing, standing up for what you believe in, determination, bravery and hope.

 

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds

 

Darby by Jonathon Scott Fuqua

 

After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay

 

The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine

 

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jaqueline Woodson

 

Hidden Figures by Margo Lee Shetterly

 

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

 

Revolution by Debrah Wiles

 

The Watsons go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis

 

The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Kid President