Friday, January 17, 2014

Books highlighting today January 17th, the third day of Martin Luther King learning week

Books For Adults
King by Ho Che Anderson, Fantagraphic Books, 1993
King’s Dream by Eric J. Sundquist, Yale University Press, c2009
Becoming King by Troy Jackson, University Press of Kentucky, 2008
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-1963 by Taylor Branch, Simon and Schuster, 1988
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Marshall Frady, Penguin Books, 2002
Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and the Civil Rights Struggle of the 1950s and 1960s by David Howard-Pitney, Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2004
The Everything Martin Luther King Jr. Book by Jessica McElrath, Adams Media, 2008
From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Struggle for Economic Justice by Thomas F. Jackson, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007 

Books For Children

I Have a Dream by Kerry A. Graves, Chelsea Clubhouse, 2004
My Brother Martin by Christine King Farris, Simon & Schuster, 2003
Child of the Civil Rights Movement by Paula Young Shelton, Schwartz & Wade Books, 2010
Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Photographic Story of a Life by Amy Pastan, DK Publishing, 2004
Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Russell Freedman, Holiday House, 2006
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Genius by Jennifer Fandel, Creative Education, 2006
As Good As Anybody by Richard Michelson, Alfred A. Knopf, 2008
My Dream of Martin Luther King by Faith Ringgold, Crown Publishers Inc, 1995
Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King by Doreen Rappaport, Hyperion Books for Children, 2001
Martin Luther King, Jr. by Rob Lloyd Jones, Tulsa: EDC Publishing, 2006
Journey of a King by Tonya Bolden, Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2007