You don’t want to miss out on Poudre River Public Library District’s featured books for January.
Check out the children’s book and website suggestions that celebrate friendship and honor Martin Luther King, Jr. below.
Children’s book and website suggestions for celebrating change, love, and justice.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. by Wil Mara
- Baby young, gifted, and black by Jamia Wilson
- Your life matters by Chris Singleton
- My daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. [read-along] by Martin Luther King III
- Watch me: a story of immigration and inspiration by Doyin Richard
- Mixed me by Taye Diggs
- Be a king: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream and you by Carole Boston Weatherford
Highlighted online resources
Websites to find diverse books for Children and MLK Jr. websites for kids:
- We Need Diverse Books
- Diverse Bookfinder – noted by school librarians as one of the best 2021 digital tools
- Penguin Books Recommendations – 21 books featuring Black heroes and characters every child should read
- National Geographic Kids – Hero for All: Martin Luther King, Jr.
- The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis – Helping Kids Honor the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
- Explore Georgia – Where to Take Kids to Learn about Martin Luther King, Jr.
Parenting/Caregiver resources available just for fun AND recreation at Poudre River Public Library District and are FREE
- Phone-A-Story (new stories each Sunday and choose English, Spanish, French or all 3) Call 970-829-1301
- T.A.L.E.S. (Take Away Literacy Enrichment Skills Kit) https://read.poudrelibraries.org/kids/z764.html
- Gadgets and Things (like cake pans and State Parks passes) https://www.poudrelibraries.org/things/
- Resources for Birth to Age 5 – https://read.poudrelibraries.org/readers/
- Library catalog – search these terms for great books for you and your growing little one: Play, Games, Parent and child, Infants –Development