Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Old Town Books

We are pleased to unveil one of our favorite seasonal displays of the year: our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Table!

Honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with wonderful selections that range from autobiographical to commentary, from children to adult. We also have several selections featured that celebrate Black voices in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

Check out all our amazing selections below.

Martin Luther King Jr., Day Selections:

  1. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  2. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Life
  3. A Time to Break Silence: The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr. for Students
  4. Martin’s Big Words
  5. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Photographic Story of Life
  6. Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? (Who Was series)
  7. Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? (board book)
  8. Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.
  9. What was the March on Washington?
  10. Who was Rosa Parks?
  11. Just Mercy (both regular and YA editions)
  12. Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer
  13. The Youngest Marcher
  14. Undefeated
  15. The Story of Ruby Bridges
  16. The New Jim Crow
  17. White Fragility
  18. Hidden Figures
  19. Across that Bridge
  20. March Vol 1, Vol 2, and Vol 3.
  21. Rita Dove: Selected Poems
  22. A Good Cry
  23. The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes
  24. Elizabeth Bishop: Poems
  25. Adrienne Rich: Later Poems
  26. Maya Angelou: The Complete Poetry
  27. And Still I Rise
  28. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  29. Gather Together in My Name
  30. Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas
  31. The Heart of a Woman
  32. If Beale Street Could Talk
  33. The Fire Next Time
  34. Go Tell it on the Mountain
  35. Their Eyes Were Watching Gods
  36. Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick
  37. The Color Purple
  38. Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  39. Song of Solomon
  40. Sula
  41. Beloved
  42. The Bluest Eye