Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

by Vashti Harrison (author) (UK edition)

Suitable for 9 - 10 years

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Product description

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 resistance?

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.

Product Details

Catalogue number

6541 in Books and Resources for Schools Catalogue 2022, 358 in ROW Primary March 2022 and 325 in ROW Primary May 2022

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780241346846

Publisher

Puffin

Date published

May 3rd, 2018

Other details

  • 96 pages

Condition

New

UK edition

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  1. amy
    on 7 October 2020

    great

    great book

    5out of 5

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