“Be a King” by Carole Boston Weatherford

Every year at this time as Martin Luther King Day approaches I try to find a children’s book I never read before about him to share with my Nanny Kids. This year I borrowed Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You by Carole Boston Weatherford from the library. Be a King: […]

“Martin Rising” by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney

If you care for school-aged kids they have undoubtedly read and loved books by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney already. Martin Rising: Requiem For a King by Andrea Davis Pinkney and illustrated by Brian Pinkney begins with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth, then jumps to his birthday in 1968, just three months before […]

Our 6 Favorite Children’s Books About MLK

Weekly Trip to the Library On Monday Americans honor the great civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a United States holiday marking the birth date of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., observed on the third Monday of January each year, around […]