Product: A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Category: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Books for Teachers
Student Level: toddler, preschool, kindergarten, elementary
A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. by by David
A. Adler, Robert Casilla (Illustrator)
A brief, illustrated, biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - a Baptist
minister and civil rights leader whose philosophy and practice of nonviolent
civil disobedience helped American blacks win many battles for equal
rights. The picture book proves to be an effective way to introduce the
life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Highlights of his life are
presented with an emphasis on his childhood and family. The book portrays
the hatred that King endured, his struggle for racial equality, the brutality
of his death, and the strength of his message.