Let’s Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Holidays and Heroes

Let’s Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
by Barbara deRubertis; illustrated by Gershom Griffith

The familiar story of this American hero is written with children in mind. From Dr. King’s birth to the end of his short life, the values that he stood for so powerfully and the changes that he helped to bring about are presented in terms that children can personally relate to and understand.

Suggested Ages: 6 & up
Trim size: 6.5″ x 9″ Pages: 32
Book features: Full-color, original illustrations; photographs and other historical images

ISBNs
978-1-57565-724-0 Library Reinforced Binding
978-1-57565-638-0 Paperback
978-1-57565-639-7 E-Book

Praise for Let’s Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
"The Holidays & Heroes series commemorates the influential figures behind important American celebrations. Written with emerging readers in mind, this volume emphasizes the importance of lofty ambitions and fortitude in the face of adversity…and may encourage kids to be mindful of King’s ideals of fairness and equality. A mix of full-color illustrations and period black-and-white photographs facilitates comprehension and encourages discussion."—ALA Booklist

"The narrative provides specific biographical history and inspirational summaries from the life of Dr. King, plus background history, clear profiling, and ending with an invigoration call to action. The Holidays & Heroes series…is highly recommended."—Midwest Book Review

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