Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Harrison, Vashti
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History -- Vashti Harrison - Hardcover
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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History -- Vashti Harrison - Hardcover


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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.



Author: Vashti Harrison
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: 12/05/2017
Pages: 96
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.86lbs
Size: 8.80h x 7.50w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9780316475112
Audience: Ages 9-12

Review Citation(s):
Shelf Awareness 12/08/2017
Kirkus Reviews 01/01/0001
School Library Journal 01/01/2018 pg. 97
Booklist 02/01/2018 pg. 46
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2018 pg. 196 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw

About the Author
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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