Annotations for My Uncle Martin's Big Heart


Baker & Taylor
A young girl introduces readers to her uncle, Martin Luther King Jr., describing what he does and family moments they have shared.

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Baker & Taylor
Presents the life of Martin Luther King as told by his niece, emphasizing how he lived his life as a loving family man, respected minister and preacher, and dedicated civil rights leader.

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Baker & Taylor
The niece of Martin Luther King, Jr. describes the loving and inspirational experiences she shared with the Civil Rights leader during her childhood, conveying the lessons he imparted on topics ranging from character and faith to family and a life of service. Illustrated by the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award-winning artist of My Friend Maya Loves to Dance.

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Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

In this inspiring story about Martin Luther King Jr.--told from the perspective of his young niece--readers will gain personal insight into one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century. As Angela Farris Watkins introduces children to her uncle, she presents them with a rare glimpse into his life at home, including special family moments. What unfolds is a story of character and service to God, family, and mankind, and of how one man's extraordinary love changed the history of the United States.

Told with visually stunning art by Eric Velasquez, this is a perfect book for Black History Month and Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and throughout the year.



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