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Little leaders : bold women in black history
1st ed.
Physical Description:
87 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Phillis Wheatley -- Sojourner Truth -- Harriet Tubman -- Rebecca Lee Crumpler -- Mary Bowser -- Mary Eliza Mahoney -- Charlotte E. Ray -- Ida B. Wells -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Alma Woodsey Thomas -- Alice Ball -- Bessie Coleman -- Augusta Savage -- Marian Anderson -- Josephine Baker -- Mahalia Jackson -- Rosa Parks -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Ella Fitzgerald -- Mamie Phipps Clark -- Katherine Johnson -- Shirley Chisholm -- Althea Gibson -- Maya Angelou -- Nichelle Nichols -- Nina Simone -- Audre Lorde -- Raven Wilkinson -- Wilma Rudolph -- Marcelite Harris -- Angela Davis -- Octavia E. Butler -- Julie Dash -- Ruby Bridges -- Oprah Winfrey -- Gwen Ifill -- Dr. Mae Jemison -- Florence Joyner -- Lorna Simpson -- Dominique Dawes -- More little leaders.
Reading Level:
1050 L Lexile
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 lesser-known 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 didn't 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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