Little Leaders

Vashti Harrison (Illustrator)
I made up my mind to try. I tried and I was successful. - Bessie Coleman Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold. They changed the world. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Did you know the treatment for leprosy was developed by a young scientist called Alice Ball? And Josephine Baker- world famous cabaret singer and dancer- was also a spy for the French résistance? 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 Inspire your own little leader with the stories of these amazing women.

Reviews

Reviewed: 2021-02-28

A great book to show young African American children that you can be anything you want to be. 

Item Posts
@taliifran1
#littleleaders great inspirational book for children
@kendraward
#littleleaders you can do anything you set your mind to. And you can be who you want to be.
@angelis
#littleleaders A non fiction book." NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Children's". I thought this book tells true stories about beautiful different little woman who educate and inspire others. An activity I wou
@briannalegrone
#littleleaders is a historical book about African American Leaders. This book include activates such as coloring activity lessons.