Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

 
 
Happy Birthday Dr. King!
MLK's Birthday: January 15th
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service: January 15th, 2018
Check the Santa Cruz NAACP Facebook page for information on activities and events MLK weekend.
 
 

 

Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781612196169
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Published: Melville House Publishing - January 3rd, 2017

As the Black Lives Matter movement gains momentum, and books like Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me and Claudia Rankine's Citizen swing national attention toward the racism and violence that continue to poison our communities, it's as urgent now as ever to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., whose insistence on equality and peace defined the Civil Rights Movement and forever


Dear Martin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101939499
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

"Powerful, wrenching." -John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down

"Raw and gripping." -JASON REYNOLDS, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys

"A must-read " -ANGIE THOMAS, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give


Why We Can't Wait (Signet Classics) Cover Image
By Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson (Afterword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451527530
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Published: Signet Book - January 1st, 2000

Martin Luther King's classic exploration of the events and forces behind the Civil Rights Movement--including his Letter from Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963.

"There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over, and men are no longer willing to be plunged into the abyss of despair."


I Have a Dream [With CD (Audio)] Cover Image
By Martin Luther King, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780375858871
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - October 9th, 2012

A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book


My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Cover Image
By Martin Luther King, AG Ford (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060280758
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Published: Amistad - August 6th, 2013

What was it like growing up as a son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? This picture book memoir, My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Martin Luther King III, provides insight into one of history’s most fascinating families and into a special bond between father and son.


Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316332774
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Published: Back Bay Books - January 12th, 2016

The New York Times bestselling chronicle of the last twelve months of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life


March Forward, Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328882127
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - January 2nd, 2018

From the legendary civil rights activist and author of the million-copy selling Warriors Don't Cry comes an ardent and profound childhood memoir of growing up while facing adversity in the Jim Crow South.


I May Not Get There with You: The True Martin Luther King Jr Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780684830377
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Published: Free Press - February 6th, 2001

A private citizen who transformed the world around him, Martin Luther King, Jr., was arguably the greatest American who ever lived. Now, after more than thirty years, few people understand how truly radical he was.


Martin Rising: Requiem for a King Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780545702539
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 2nd, 2018

In a rich embroidery of visions, musical cadence, and deep emotion, Andrea and Brian Pinkney convey the final months of Martin Luther King's life -- and of his assassination -- through metaphor, spirituality, and multilayers of meaning.


Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream and You Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780802723680
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Published: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books - January 2nd, 2018

You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall.

You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience.


¿quién Fue Martin Luther King, Jr.? (Quien Fue...?) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780448458557
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Published: Penguin Workshop - April 12th, 2012

The famous civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke out against racial and economic injustice until his death - from an assassin's bullet - in 1968. This tumultuous time in history comes to life in over 100 black-and-white illustrations that celebrate of this remarkable man.


Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? (Who Was...?) Cover Image
By Bonnie Bader, Who Hq, Elizabeth Wolf (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448447230
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 27th, 2007

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.


 

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