Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

by Vashti Harrison |
Item # 980316957
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Model # 9780316475112 |

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A must-have middle-grade illustrated book showcasing women who changed the world. Author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black women throughout history in her debut New York Times bestseller.
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This beautifully illustrated New York Times bestseller introduces readers of all ages to 40 women who changed the world, delivering inspiration and representation that will resonate with readers young and old. An important book for all ages, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of forty trailblazing black women in American history. Illuminating text paired with irresistible illustrations bring to life both iconic and lesser-known female figures of Black history such as abolitionist Sojourner Truth, pilot Bessie Coleman, chemist Alice Ball, activist Ruby Bridges, mathematician Katherine Johnson, jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, and journalist Gwen Ifill. With her signature bright colors, adorable figures, and accessible, child-friendly text, Vashti Harrison’s biographies profile heroes, role models, and everyday women who did extraordinary things - bold women whose actions and beliefs contributed to making the world better for generations of girls and women to come. Whether they were putting pen to paper, soaring through the air or speaking up for the rights of others, the women profiled in these pages were all taking a stand against a world that didn't always accept them. The leaders in this book may be little, but they all did something big and amazing, inspiring generations to come.

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