Top 10 Martin Luther King, Jr. Books

    I Have a Dream
    6.1
    01
    I Have a Dream
    Illustrated by Kadir Nelson
    Pies from Nowhere: How Georgia Gilmore Sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott
    6.0
    02
    Pies from Nowhere: How Georgia Gilmore Sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Written by Dee Romito & illustrated by Laura Freeman
    Let the Children March
    5.8
    03
    Let the Children March
    Written by Monica Clark-Robinson & illustrated by Frank Morrison
    The Youngest Marcher
    5.3
    04
    The Youngest Marcher
    Written by Cynthia Levinson & illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
    A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr
    5.0
    05
    A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr
    Written by David A. Adler & illustrated by Robert Casilla
    Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
    5.0
    06
    Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
    Written by Margot Lee Shetterly & illustrated by Laura Freeman
    A Sweet Smell of Roses
    5.0
    07
    A Sweet Smell of Roses
    Written by Angela Johnson & illustrated by Eric Velasquez
    Love Will See You Through
    4.5
    08
    Love Will See You Through
    Written by Angela Farris Watkins & illustrated by Sally Wern Comport
    This Is the Rope
    4.4
    09
    This Is the Rope
    Written by Jacqueline Woodson & illustrated by James Ransome
    Lillian's Right to Vote
    4.0
    10
    Lillian's Right to Vote
    Written by Jonah Winter & illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was created in 1983. It is a powerful reminder of the life and legacy of Dr. King and his commitment to civil rights. This list of children's books can help you teach your young reader about Dr. King and the lasting changes he helped create.

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3.8
Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song
Young, Gifted and Black
Climbing Lincoln's Steps
As Good As Anybody
The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr.
National Geographic Readers: Rosa Parks
Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
This Little Dreamer: An Inspirational Primer
5.4
Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?: A Who Was? Board Book
4.9
Martin Luther King, Jr.prejudice and racism
Story of Martin Luther King Jr.
My Brother Martin
Martin's Dream
A Place to Land
Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Martin Rising
Be a King
I Am Martin Luther King, Jr
Martin and Anne
Martin Luther King, Jr.
My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
When Martin Luther King Jr. Wore Roller Skates
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
5.3
I Am Brave: A Little Book about Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dream March: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the March on Washington
Pocket Bios: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968