My Uncle Martin’s Words for America
Written by Angela Farris Watkins
Illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Martin Luther King’s niece tells how her uncle made a difference not just for African Americans, but for all Americans. Told from the perspective of his young niece, the book chronicles how Dr. King’s powerful words changed America for the better. When Uncle Martin spoke of love, nonviolence, brotherhood, justice, equality, and freedom, “people listened, and things changed.”
This is a wonderful book for children to learn about the many contributions Martin Luther King Jr made to advance the civil rights movement. The book includes a timeline, glossary, captions, and an index, making this an excellent Martin Luther King resource for young readers. Read more >>
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Originally posted on January 12, 2023.