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KidX: MLK I Have A Dream

ATTENTION: Please note that due to the rising cases of Covid-19, this event has been converted to a take home craft. Please visit our table located in the KidX Court to grab your free take-home Martin Luther King Jr. Craft bag.

 

Join us in the KidX Court for a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We'll be sharing our hopes, aspirations and dreams on our Cloud wall near the KidX Court.

When: Saturday, January 15 | 11:00am-1:00pm

Where: KidX Court, Lower level near Shoe Dept Encore

Who: Kids 12 and under & their families

Cost: Free

 

Check out our recommended reading list for kids 12 and under:

Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King Jr.- Jean Marzollo, J. Brian Pinkney (Illustrator)

I am Martin Luther King, Jr.- Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos (Illustrator)

This lively picture biography by historian Brad Meltzer gives children the inspiring message that we can all be heroes. With simple text and cartoon-style illustrations, I Am Martin Luther King Jr. makes King’s life accessible to the youngest readers. ~ Preschool

Trailblazers: Martin Luther King, Jr.: Fighting for Civil Rights- Christine Platt

I Have a Dream - Martin Luther King Jr., Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)

On August 28, 1963, during the March on Washington, Martin Luther King Jr. gave one of the most powerful and memorable speeches in American history. Award-winning I Have A Dream perfectly pairs King’s words on freedom and equality with Caldecott Honor winner Kadir Nelson’s expressive paintings. Includes an audio CD of the speech. ~ Elementary School

Martin Luther King, Jr.- Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara, Mai Ly Degnan (Illustrator)

Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr- Doreen Rappaport, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)

With simple text – interwoven with some of King’s famous words – and stunning artwork, this award-winning picture book biography introduces young readers to the life of one of the world’s most influential leaders. Starting with his childhood, Martin’s Big Words is an exquisite portrait of a man whose dream changed the world forever. Includes a brief chronology and bibliography. ~ Elementary School