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by Vashti Harrison


Meet the little leaders. They're brave. They're bold. They changed the world.


Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in history, this book educates and inspires as it relates true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations, including:


Nurse Mary Seacole


Politician Diane Abbott


Mathematician Katherine Johnson


Singer Shirley Bassey


Bestselling author and artist Vashti Harrison pairs captivating text and beautiful illustrations as she tells the stories of both iconic and lesser-known female figures. Among these biographies, readers will find heroes, role models, and everyday women who did extraordinary things.

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

SKU: 9780316475112
$16.99 Regular Price
$14.99Sale Price
  • Vashti Harrison earned her MFA in Film/Video from CalArts and BA from the University of Virginia. Her experimental films and documentaries have shown around the world at film festivals. After a brief stint in television as a production coordinator, she is now a freelance graphic designer and a picture-book illustrator (books forthcoming from S&S and HarperCollins). She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

  • ISBN-13:9780316475112
    Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    Publication date:12/05/2017
    Product dimensions:7.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
    Age Range:8 - 12 Years

    -African American women    -African Americans
    -History    -Heroes
    -United States

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