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Top 15 Children's Books for Black History Month

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Martin Luther King children's book

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


By Doreen Rappaport

Recommended ages: 5 and up

The author weaves immortal quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.'s writings and speeches into this award-winning biography for kids. The multimedia illustrations carry readers from King's youth — when he first noticed "Whites Only" signs — through his remarkable life as a leader of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. (Check out these additional resources for Martin Luther King Day.)

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