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