Books written by Eric Velasquez

A Sweet Smell of Roses

Simon and Schuster | December 26, 2007 | 32 pages
Minnie and her sister hear about a freedom march and leave their home to go to their city's downtown area where they listen to Dr. Martin Luther King and join the march, all the while smelling roses.  More Info

The Sound That Jazz Makes

Marshall Cavendish Corporation/Ccb | November 1, 2010 | 28 pages
An illustrated history of the origins and influences of jazz, from Africa to contemporary America.  More Info

My Uncle Martin's Words for America

Harry N Abrams Inc | September 1, 2011 | 40 pages
In this inspirational story about Martin Luther King Jr.—told from the perspective of his niece Angela Farris Watkins—readers learn how King used his message of love and peace to effectively fight for African Americans’ civil rights. Focusing on important words and phrases from his speeches,... More Info