Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black HistoryHachette
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, politician Shirley Chisholm, mathematician Katherine Johnson, poet Maya Angelou, and filmmaker Julie Dash.
Among these biographies, readers will find 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.
Also by Vashti Harrison, Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History.
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- Ages: 8 to 12 years
- Materials: Hardcover
- Imprint: Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers
- Author/Illustrator: Vashti Harrison
- Dimensions: 96 pages; 7.5in x 9in
- Origin: Printed in China
- ISBN: 978-0-3164-7511-2