While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Mlk books.
- Strength to Love (2010)
- A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Picture Book Biography) (1989)
- Martin Luther King Jr.: A Graphic History of America’s Great Civil Rights Leader (Great Lives) (2019)
- An Act of State: The Execution of Martin Luther King (2008)
- My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (2018)
- Martin’s Big Words (Big Words): The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (2007)
- Letters to a Birmingham Jail: A Response to the Words and Dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (2014)
- DK Life Stories: Martin Luther King Jr. (2019)
Strength to Love (2010)
"If there is one book Martin Luther King, Jr. has written that people consistently tell me has changed their lives, it is Strength to Love." So wrote Coretta Scott King. She continued: "I believe it is because this book best explains the central element of Martin Luther King, Jr.’ s philosophy of nonviolence: His belief in a divine, loving presence that binds all life.
Born in 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up to become a civil rights leader whose philosophy and practice of nonviolent civil disobedience helped African Americans win many battles for equal rights. Young readers will learn how his interest in equality was sparked by experiences in his childhood, and how his legacy shaped modern America. Pairing detailed illustrations and an accessible narrative of Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr.: A Graphic History of America’s Great Civil Rights Leader (Great Lives) (2019)
See how Martin’s early experiences and beliefs shaped him into the leader of the Civil Rights movement and a martyr in the fight for equal rights. Help older children learn about some of the most exciting men and women who have ever lived and present it in a way that they’ll actually enjoy! Our Great Lives series is one of our entries in the growing field of nonfiction graphic books. Each book follows the lives of scientists, artists, and activists that made enormous contributions to the world.
On April 4 1968, Martin Luther King was in Memphis supporting a workers’ strike. By nightfall, army snipers were in position, military officers were on a nearby roof with cameras, and Lloyd Jowers had been paid to remove the gun after the fatal shot was fired.
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.
This picture-book biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world’s most influential leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Doreen Rappaport weaves the immortal words of Dr. King into a captivating narrative to tell the story of his life.
Letters to a Birmingham Jail: A Response to the Words and Dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (2014)
More than fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote his Letter from a Birmingham Jail. Much has transpired in the half-century since, and progress has been made in the issues that were close to Dr. King’s heart. Thankfully, the burning crosses, biting police dogs, and angry mobs of that day are long gone. But in their place, passivity has emerged. A passivity that must be addressed. That’s the aim of Letters to a Birmingham Jail.
Martin Luther King Jr. will always be remembered for his famous “I have a dream” speech, which he gave during the March on Washington in 1963. But his life before and after that big event, and his other enormous contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, largely go unspoken.
Best Mlk Books That Will Hook You
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Better Capitalism: Jesus, Adam Smith, Ayn Rand, and MLK Jr. on Moving from Plantation to Partnership Economics
Author(s): Paul E. Knowlton, Aaron E. Hedges
ID: 3401975, Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers, Year: 2021, Size: 3 Mb, Format: epub
Database and Expert Systems Applications: DEXA 2020 International Workshops BIOKDD, IWCFS and MLKgraphs, Bratislava, Slovakia, September 14–17, 2020, Proceedings
Author(s): Gabriele Kotsis, A Min Tjoa, Ismail Khalil, Lukas Fischer, Bernhard Moser, Atif Mashkoor, Johannes Sametinger, Anna Fensel, Jorge Martinez-Gil
ID: 2887922, Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Springer, Year: 2020, Size: 8 Mb, Format: pdf
Database and Expert Systems Applications: DEXA 2019 International Workshops BIOKDD, IWCFS, MLKgraphs and TIR, Linz, Austria, August 26–29, 2019, Proceedings
Author(s): Gabriele Anderst-Kotsis, A Min Tjoa, Ismail Khalil, Mourad Elloumi, Atif Mashkoor, Johannes Sametinger, Xabier Larrucea, Anna Fensel, Jorge Martinez-Gil, Bernhard Moser, Christin Seifert, Benno Stein, Michael Granitzer
ID: 2469103, Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 12 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly best-sellers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.