Allison Steinfeld’s latest book is Kid Activists written by Robin Stevenson for Quirk Books.
Browsing: Martin Luther King Jr.
Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning debut.
The best non-fiction picture books of 2014, as picked by the editors and contributors of The Children’s Book Review.
From picture-book biographies to the I Have a Dream speech, this is a solid representation of the many Martin Luther King books available for young readers.
August 28th, 2013, marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have A Dream” speech. In celebration of the Civil Rights Movement, we have interviewed award-winning illustrator Kadir Nelson about his dazzling picture book I Have a Dream (Random House, 2012), his formula for researching historical figures, and how families can nurture artistic creativity in the home. Read and dream on, my friends …
This is an incredibly moving and empowering book that delivers the story of two men from different cultures, an African-American Baptist minister and a Polish-born rabbi, whose lives aligned and came together for the cause of freedom (the civil right we all deserve): Martin Luther King Jr. and rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.
My Uncle Martin’s Big Heart is a heartwarming true story told from the perspective of the author when she was a young girl.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—observed the third Monday of each year, around the time of his January 15 birthday—here is a list of outstanding books that represent nonviolent activism and the civil rights movement: