Written by Vashti Harrison
Illustrated by Vashti Harrison
I absolutely love this book! It features 40+ African American women who made huge strides throughout history. The pages are filled with adorable illustrations and biographical text for the bold women in Black history! Abolitionist, artist, writers, athletes, physicians, musicians, and more! This books is a must-have for all little girls! Read more >>
The “Little Leaders” showcased in the book include: Phyllis 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 Parts, 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, and Dominique Dawes.
Originally posted on March 30, 2019.