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King, Martin Luther

Summary: An account of the author's brief years shared with his civil rights leader father offers insight into their special bond, their separation during Dr. King's imprisonment, and the author's five-year-old witness to the famous "I Have a Dream" speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2013

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB KING KIN

Duncan, Alice Faye

Summary: Recounts the 1968 sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his final speech to strikers the night before his assassination, and details the perseverance of strikers before and after his death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights 2018

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Summary: The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Including archival footage, this film is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KIN

Summary: This story begins on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963 when a 34-year-old preacher galvanized millions with his dream for an America free of racism. It comes to a bloody end almost five years later on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. In the years since those events unfolded, the man at the center, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has become a mythic figure, a minister whose...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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King, Martin Luther

Contents: Excerpt from speech the day before his death -- Police brutality will backfire -- Address to American Jewish Committee -- Commitment to non-violence -- Must establish priorities -- Faith in America -- Dr. King's entrance into civil rights movement -- A preacher leading his flock -- I have a dream.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: New York, NY. 1968

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA KIN

King, Martin Luther

Summary: His speeches stirred a generation to change--and oulined a practical way to economic freedom and true democracy. His words would help bring about the end of a brutally unequal system--and would show a timeless method for achieving fairness and justice for all. These twelve moving speeches voiced by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. are original recordings collected here for the firest time ever. In...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN CAR

King, Martin Luther

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Intellectual Properties Management in association with Warner Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 252 KIN

King, Martin Luther

Summary: 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." by Martin Luther King III, provides insight into one of history's most fascinating families and into a special bond between father and son.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: JE VOX KIN

King, Martin Luther

Summary: Presents the text of the famous speech given on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. by Martin Luther King, Jr., complemented by paintings illustrating the ideals the civil rights leader described.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.092 KIN

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE I

King, Martin Luther

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 KIN

King, Martin Luther

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco 1991

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 323.11 King 1991

King, Martin Luther

Summary: Presents Dr. King's writings on global human rights and liberation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 KIN

King, Martin Luther

Summary: "This companion volume to 'A knock at midnight: inspiration from the great sermons of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.' includes the text of his most well-know oration, 'I have a dream,' his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, & 'Beyond Vietnam,' a powerful plea to end the ongoing conflict. Includes contributions from Rosa Parks, Aretha Franklin, the Dalai Lama, & many others. Dr. King is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: IPM (Intellectual Properties Management), in association with Warner Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 KIN

King, Martin Luther

Summary: Text of the speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on August 28, 1963 describing his visionary dream of equality and brotherhood for humankind. Also includes illustrations by award winning artists depicting scenes described in the speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 305.89 King

Haskins, James

Summary: Presents the life, words, and principles of the noted civil rights worker through extensive quotations from his speeches and writings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.092 HAS

King, Martin Luther

Summary: He was a husband, a father, a preacher--and the preeminent leader of a movement that continues to transform America and the world. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the twentieth century's most influential men and lived one of its most extraordinary lives. Now, in a special volume commissioned and authorized by his family, here is the life and times of Martin Luther King, Jr., drawn from a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Intellectual Properties Management in association with Warner Books 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KING, MARTIN LUTHER JR KIN

King, Martin Luther

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1968

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 KIN

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: Presents an illustrated biography of the man who spent his life pursuing his dream of equality and peace and was at the forefront of the civil rights movement until his assassination in 1968.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books For Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 King 2016
1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 King 2016

Adler, David A.

Summary: A biography of the Baptist minister who worked unceasingly for his dream of a world without hate, prejudice, or violence, and was assassinated in the attempt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1986

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB KING ADL

Albee, Sarah

Summary: Profiles the civil rights leader, discussing his career as a pastor, his fight for African American rights, and his legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR Blue KIN

Patrick, Denise Lewis.

Summary: Relates an incident from the childhood of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., when his best friend's father said they could no longer play together because "colored and white can't mix!"

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2003

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Swanson, James L.

Summary: Offers an inside look into the lives of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his assassin, James Earl Ray, discussing the history of the time and systematically examining the assassination and its aftermath.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Audiobooks 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 323 SWA

Bader, Bonnie

Summary: An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Kelley, Kitty

Summary: Recounts Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, describing the hardships and triumphs King encountered along his journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2017

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