Friday, October 14, 2011

My Uncle Martin's words for America, by Angela Farris Watkins, illustrated by Eric Velasquez

In this inspirational story about Martin Luther King Jr.--told from the perspective of his niece Angela Farris Watkins--readers learn how King used his message of love and peace to effectively fight for African Americans' civil rights. Focusing on important words and phrases from his speeches, such as justice , freedom , and equality , Watkins uses King's language to expose young readers to important events during the civil rights era.

Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 39 p.

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