Friday, January 16, 2009

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Please remember that the NCC Libraries and college campuses will be closed on Monday, January 19 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Throughout January, the college will honor the life of Dr. King with activities exemplifying the theme “One People, One Nation, One Dream.” For information, go to the Northampton NOW home page.

If you are interested in learning more about this Civil Rights leader, and why his life and work are celebrated on this day, check out some of these Library materials:

The Word of the Lord Is Upon Me: The Righteous Performance of Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Jonathan Rieder
E 185.97 .K5 R54 2008 Stacks, Main and Monroe

Mine Eyes Have Seen: Bearing Witness to the Struggle for Civil Rights
by Bob Adelman
E 185.61 .A235 2007 Stacks, Main and Monroe

Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign
by Michael K. Honey
HD 5325 .S2572 M465 2007 Stacks, Main

At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68
by Taylor Branch
E 185.615 .B67 2006 Stacks, Main and Monroe

To the Mountaintop: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Sacred Mission to Save America, 1955-1968
by Stewart Burns
E 185.97 .K5 B798 2004 Stacks, Main and Monroe

Ring Out Freedom! : The Voice of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement
by Fredrik Sunnemark
E 185.97 .K5 S866 2004 Stacks, Main

The Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Speech That Inspired a Nation
by Drew D. Hansen
E 185.97 .K5 H273 2003 Stacks, Main

Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Man and the Dream [DVD]
A&E Television Network
E 185.97 .K5 M377 2002 Media Tower

"March On!": The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World
by Christine King Farris
E 185.97 .K5 F369 2008 Children's Literature (Easy), Main

Martin's Big Words: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Doreen Rappaport
E 185.97 .K5 R36 2001 Children's Literature (Easy), Main and Monroe

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