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Little leaders : bold women in black history

Call Number

  • J 920.72 HARR (CEN, EAS, OSH, POW, WSQ)

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First edition.

Publication Information

New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

Physical Description

87 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm


Age: 8-12.


Based on her popular Instagram posts, debut author/illustrator Vashti Harrison shares the stories of 40 bold African American women who shaped history.


  • Dr. Mae Jemison
  • Bessie Coleman
  • Sojourner Truth
  • Ida B. Wells
  • Augusta Savage
  • Wilma Rudolph
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Audre Lorde
  • Mary Bowser
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Florence "FloJo" Joyner
  • Althea Gibson
  • Alma Woodsey Thomas.

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