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by Vashti Harrison (Author)Illustrated by: Vashti Harrison
Throughout this collection series, Author/illustrator Vashti Harrison pairs captivating text with stunning illustrations as she tells the stories of both iconic and lesser-known figures of black history
Little leaders, bold women in black history. 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.
Little Leaders: Exceptional Men in Black History'Athletes, especially black athletes, must use every resource at their command to right things that are wrong' - Arthur Ashe FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, VASHTI HARRISON Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're exceptional.They changed the world. Did you know that the father of African cinema was originally a bricklayer?Or that Vogue's editor-at-large read his first Vogue magazine in his local library?Learn all about the exceptional black men who broke barriers and fought injustice to realise their dreams and make the world a better place. With Vashti Harrison's beautiful illustrations and illuminating writing, discover the stories of black men from all walks of life, including:Doctor Harold MoodyDiplomat Kofi AnnanActivist Paul StephensonArchitect Sir David AdjayeComic book author Dwayne McDuffie Musician PrinceYour own little leaders will be inspired to take on the world after learning about these incredible men.
Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the WorldThey changed the world. Featuring the true stories of 40 inspirational women creators - from writers to inventors, artists to scientists - this book is as inspirational as it is educational. Readers will meet trailblazing women such as revolutionary architect, Zaha Hadid, actor/inventor Hedy Lamarr, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, modernist painter and animator Mary Blair and physicist Chien-Shiung Wu.
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