My Uncle Martin's Words for America: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Niece Tells How He Made a Difference (Paperback)
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In this inspirational story about Martin Luther King Jr. told from the perspective of his niece Angela Farris Watkins readers learn how King used his message of love and peace to effectively fight for African Americans civil rights. The simple yet striking text, along with a timeline and glossary, makes this book an accessible tool for helping a young audience learn about the importance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence and his contributions to American history. Includes author's and artist's notes, timeline, glossary, bibliography, and index.
Awards for" My Uncle Martin's Words for America"
California Reading Association's Eureka Nonfiction Gold Award
Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) Choice Award.
About the Author
Angela Farris Watkins, PhD, is Martin Luther King Jr. s niece. An associate professor of psychology at Spelman College, she lives in Atlanta.
Eric Velasquez, a recipient of the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award, among others, lives in Hartsdale, New York."