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Little Leaders: Exceptional Men in Black History

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'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
...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published November 21st 2019 by Puffin (first published November 19th 2019)
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MarQuis
Nov 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I’ve had such a deep admiration for Vashti Harrison’s “Little Leaders” series since I bought the very first book for my then 4-year-old little sister. I was so grateful that such a book existed so that everyone, especially young Black girls, could connect with Black history and to be able to identify with the extraordinary historical figures represented in the book. I was beside myself (squealed with glee even) when Vashti Harrison announced that this book centering Black male historical figures ...more
Jourdan Coliman
I just got this book for our school library. I think this is a great addition and helps bring diversity into our library collection. In this book the reader is exposed to various men in black history who are considered legends. It provides vignettes of various men. There are a couple ways that this could be used in the classroom. First, it could be done as a read aloud and then followed but comprehension questions/ discussion. Second, we could do one man a week or day and then follow up doing ...more
Doris Raines
Dec 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I LOVE THIS BOOK LITTLE ONE WE GOT HISTORY . IAM GETTING THIS BOOK THIS IS A MUST FOR MY LIBRARY. WELL DONE ...more
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Dec 07, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Amazing facts and a great way to make learning fun!
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