Little Leaders Lib/E: Bold Women in Black History
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About the Author
Bahni Turpin has guest starred in many television series, including NYPD Blue, Law & Order, Six Feet Under, and Cold Case. Her film credits include Brokedown Palace and Crossroads. She has won numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards and three prestigious Audie Awards.
Provides a survey of trailblazing black women who have or are currently making American history. Short bios...are certain to foster conversation with young readers and future leaders.-- "USA Today"
Harrison's book focuses on great black women, and it's lovely to see Lorna Simpson and Gwen Ifill ascend to the ranks of Marian Anderson and Bessie Coleman. Harrison wants readers to imagine themselves in such august company.-- "New York Times Book Review"
If you want your young reader to have some insight into the role that black women played in the history of this country, this is the perfect gift.-- "NBC News"
[In] this standout title...the amount of information included makes this book ideal for budding researchers or for small groups...This is a fantastic survey of black women who made and continue to make history. A must-have for youth nonfiction collections.-- "School Library Journal (starred review)"
[An] inspiring volume for young readers...Perfect for exploring together at bedtime or for children to browse independently, a gorgeous invitation for children of all backgrounds, and especially for black girls, to learn about black women who were pioneers.-- "Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"
Will undoubtedly inspire a new generation of high achievers.-- "Shelf Awareness"