While some holidays come and go as nothing more than an an excuse for my kids to miss school, this one feels different.
I remember the struggle for some states, including my own, to recognize the holiday. As a child I couldn’t understand why it was so difficult for legislators to come to a consensus about commemorating a man who’d done so much for civil rights in our country.
The holiday is a great way to teach children about who Martin Luther King, Jr. was, and how his legacy lives on today.
Since I know that one of the best ways to do this is through reading together, I’ve rounded up 10 books on his life and story.
Do you have a favorite? Share it in the comments!
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