My Uncle Martin's Words for America (Hardcover)

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Niece Tells How He Made a Difference

By Angela Farris Watkins, Eric Velasquez (Illustrator)

Harry N. Abrams, 9781419700224, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2011

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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 illustrated My Friend Maya Loves to Dance and received the Coretta Scott King–John Steptoe Award. He lives in Hartsdale, New York.


Eric Velasquez is the illustrator of numerous books for children. He received the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award and won the Pura Belpré Honor for Illustration. He lives in Hartsdale, New York.