Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday celebrated the third Monday in January each year in the United States. Dr. King's memory is often honored in discussions about Civil Rights and diversity.
The books below are available in braille and/or large print.
Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Man of Peace
by Lillie Patterson
54 pages, Ages 8-12
Simple text describes the life and accomplishments of the civil rights leader
...If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King
by Ellen Levine
55 pages, Ages 7-10
This book focuses on the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
American Printing House for the Blind (APH)
by Jean Marzollo
Format: Braille, 1 volume
Grade Level: 2
An introduction to the life of Dr. King, written especially for young readers
By David A. Adler, ilustrado por Robert Casilla, traduccion de Teresa Mlawer
Format: Large print, 1 volume
A brief biography of the civil rights leader, in Spanish (en español)