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