Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

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By Vashti Harrison
Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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 lesserknown 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 didnt 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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11286 words11,286 words
96 pages96 pages
Lexile 1050LLexile 1050L
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Age 8-12Age 8-12
Published 2017Published 2017

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Book ISBN:

9780316475105

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