Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

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This beautifully illustrated book introduces reader of all ages to 40 women who changed the world.
Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of breaking boundaries and achieving beyond expectations. 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.
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About the author

Vashti Harrison earned her MFA in Film/Video from CalArts and BA from the University of Virginia. Her experimental films and documentaries have shown around the world at film festivals. After a brief stint in television as a production coordinator, she is now a freelance graphic designer and a picture-book illustrator (books forthcoming from S&S and HarperCollins). She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
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Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Published on
Dec 5, 2017
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Pages
96
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ISBN
9780316475105
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Juvenile Nonfiction / Girls & Women
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 19th Century
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 20th Century
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 21st Century
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American
Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism
Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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