Collection: MLK Day

Here is a selection of books from our collection about the history and celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King Day holiday, including biographical stories about Dr. King and his colleagues. These titles are only a sample of what you can find in our full collection. To see more, use the search box and type in “Martin Luther King,” or use the filtered search on the left-hand bar: go to “Content” and click “Activism.”












Malala, a brave girl from Pakistan ;

2014

by Jeanette. Winter

"Two stories of bravery in one beautiful book! Meet two brave young heroes of Pakistan who stood up for the right to freedom and education in this inspirational nonfiction picture book from acclaimed author-illustrator Jeanette Winter. One country: Pakistan. Two children: Iqbal Masih and Malala Yousafzai. Each was unafraid to speak out. He, against inhumane child slavery in the carpet trade. She, for the right of girls to attend school. Both were shot by those who disagreed with them--he in 1995, she in 2012. Iqbal was killed instantly; Malala miraculously survived and continues to speak out around the world. The stories of these two courageous children whose bravery transcended their youth are an inspiration to all"--|cProvided by publisher

Biography Oppression