Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with the best books by or about the great civil rights leader. There are biographies, in-depth histories, collections of Dr. King’s words, and books to engage young readers. Below is a sample of books that can help students understand King’s monumental work and connect it with the continued efforts for justice and peace needed today.
We’ve compiled and curated a list of well-regarded books useful as a tool for teaching students to draw direct connections to real world issues and encouraging them to become active global citizens.
The above is just a small sampling of the new paperback titles that we’ve curated on our dedicated Social Justice Pinterest board. Check it out for more ideas for titles to integrate into your curriculum.