Teach your children about heroes by talking to them about this inspiring man and his dream of peace and equality.
A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. by David A. Adler, illustrated by Robert Casilla
A good beginning book for kids age 4 – 8. The simple text celebrates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and explains why he is a hero.
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
This story demonstrates some of King’s ideals. It is about a girl named Grace and the idea that you can be anything you want.
Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.
– Providence Children’s Museum presents a celebration of the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. with an exhibit, activities and a live performance with songs and stories by Rochel Coleman and Valerie Tutson. These two award-winning storytellers and actors will perform their powerful “M.L.K: Amazing Grace,” portraying Civil Rights activists Rosa Parks, Ralph Abernathy and more. Space is limited. Ages 5-11.
Providence Children’s Museum
100 South St., Providence. 401-273-5437
Check museum calendar for schedule.
Free with Museum admission. Museum members are free.
– Check your local library for special events.