Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold. They changed the world.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in the world's history, this book educates and inspires as it relates true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations.
Debut author/illustrator Vashti Harrison pairs captivating text with stunning illustrations as she tells the stories of both iconic and lesser-known female figures of black history, including:
Nurse Mary Seacole
Politician Diane Abbott
Mathematician Katherine Johnson
Singer Shirley Bassey
Among these biographies, readers will find heroes, role models and everyday women who did extraordinary things.
The appeal is very much that of [Goodnight Stories for] Rebel Girls or Frances Lincoln's Little People, Big Dreams series, but this is the only such collection to focus exclusively on black women.
You'll want to add [this little volume] to your list for the young readers in your life.
Be bold. Be courageous. Be you. Be true. That's the message of this empowering, informative, and beautifully illustrated book.
[Little Leaders] is truly an inspiration
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Get to know these five extraordinary figures from black history – they were brave, they were bold, they changed the world!
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