January 2003

Reading Recommendations · Martin Luther King, Jr.

Books for Adults

Martin Luther King in the African American Preaching Tradition

by Valentino Lassiter
251.0092 K53ZLa 2001
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Why We Can’t Wait

by Martin Luther King, Jr.
323.119607 K53w 2000
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Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years, 1963–65

by Taylor Branch
973.0496073 B816p 1998

Black Movements in America

by Cedric J. Robinson
973.0496073 R658 1997
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Dreamer

by Charles Johnson
Fiction

King

by William Johnston
Fiction

Books for Teens

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Just Like Martin

by Ossie Davis
YA fiction

Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Robert E. Jakoubek
323.092 K53Zj 1989

Martin Luther King, Jr: A Man with a Dream

by Jayne Pettit
323.092 K53Zpe 2001
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

by John Wukovits
323.092 K53Zwu 1999

Books for Children

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Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Doreen Rappaport
j323.092 qK53Zrap 2001

Let Freedom Ring

by Myra Cohn Livingston
j811.54 qK53Zl 1992
Cover of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day:  Honoring a Man of Peace

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: Honoring a Man of Peace

by Carol Gnojewski
j323.092 F572 2002