Project Planning Tools
Engaging College Students Toolkit (created by NC Campus Compact)
MLK Challenge toolkit (created by NC Campus Compact)
Semester of Service Strategy Guide (created by Youth Service America)
Action Guides (created by the Corporation for National and Community Service)
Promotional/Marketing Materials (free)
"Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. -- An American Story Coloring Book"
Carson, C. (ed.). The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.Warner Books, reprint edition, 2001
Cone, J.H. Martin & Malcolm & America: A dream of a nightmare. New York; Orbis Books, 1992.
King, Jr., Martin Luther. Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story. Harper & Row Publishers, New
King, Jr., Martin Luther. Strength to Love. Fortress Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1981
Miller, Keith D., Voice of Deliverance: The Language of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Its Sources. University of Georgia Press, 1998
Washington, James Melvin, Editor. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin
Luther King, Jr. Harper San Francisco, New York, reprint 2003
Alder, D.A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Alder, D. Martin Luther King, Jr. : Free at Last
Bolden, Tonya. Tell All the Children Our Story: Memories and Mementos of Being Young and Black. Harry
N. Abrams, 2002.
Boone-Jones, M. Martin Luther King, Jr: A Picture Story.
Bray, R. Martin Luther King.
Bridges, Ruby, Through My Eyes. Scholastic, 1999.
Carson, C. 1998. A Knock at Midnight: Inspiration from the great sermons of Reverend Martin Luther
Clayton, E. Martin Luther King: The Peaceful Warrior.
King, Casey, and Linda Barrett Osborne. Oh, Freedom! Kids Talk About the Civil Rights Movement With
People Who Made it Happen. Knopf, 1997.
I Have a Dream: The Story of Martin Luther King, Scholastic, 1997.
Lowery, L. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Marzollo, J. Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King.
Mattern, J. Young Martin Luther King, Jr. “I Have a Dream”.
McWhorter, Diane. A Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement from 1954 to 1968. Scholastic
Patrick. D. A Lesson for Martin Luther King, Jr.
Patterson, L. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Freedom Movement: Facts on File.
Rappaport, Doreen Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Rochelle, Belinda Witnesses to Freedom: Young People Who Fought for Civil Rights. Puffin, 1997.
The Spirit of Service MLK Day Curriculum from Scholastic
Help students and educators honor Dr. King's legacy and commitment to service with special projects and curriculum-based lessons for grades 3-5 and 6-8. These lessons and projects approach the idea of service through the lenses of language arts, social studies, and science. The materials provide students with the opportunity to experience the joy of service in the classroom.
MLK Day: A Day On, Not a Day Off Curriculum from The Asset Edge
These three half-day experiences for developing a Martin Luther King Day event help youth engage in activism at three levels as they also explore the meaning of serving, equity, leadership, and justice through advocacy. These outlines are part of the free Seasons of Service: Engaging Youth in Service Throughout the Year curriculum, which you can download at www.TheAssetEdge.net
DVDs and Videos
King: Man of Peace in a Time of War
Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Righs Movement (compilation of videos)
The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
Biography: Martin Luther King Jr. - The Man and the Dream
Videos you can access at the National Service Learning Clearinghouse:
Martin Luther King Jr. I Have a Dream - http://nationalserviceresources.org/library/items/V3408
Holidays for Children: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - http://nationalserviceresources.gov/library/items/V3635
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Historical Perspective - http://nationalserviceresources.gov/library/items/V3003
In Remembrance of Martin - http://nationalserviceresources.gov/library/items/V3001
Great Americans for Children: Martin Luther King, Jr. - http://nationalserviceresources.org/library/items/V3636
Our Friend, Martin: An Adventure Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. -http://nationalserviceresources.org/library/items/V3405
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King: Commemorative Collection
The King Center
MLK Day of Service Service-Learning Curriculum
Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute
Seattle Times’ MLK Electronic Classroom