Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

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Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold. They changed the world.

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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 191 x 224 x 13mm | 390g
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0316475114
  • 9780316475112
  • 99,090

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About Vashti Harrison

Vashti Harrison, author and illustrator of the bestselling Little Leaders: Bold Women In Black History, is an artist, author and filmmaker with a passion for storytelling. She earned her MFA in film/video from California Institute of the Arts, where she snuck into animation and illustration classes to learn from Disney and DreamWorks legends. There she rekindled a love for drawing and painting. Now she uses her love of both film and illustration to craft beautiful stories for children.
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3,578 ratings
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4 26% (940)
3 5% (175)
2 1% (28)
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