Kamala and Maya's Big Idea
INSPIRED BY A TRUE STORY FROM THE CHILDHOOD OF VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS!
A beautiful, empowering picture book about two sisters who work with their community to effect change, inspired by a true story from the childhood of the author's aunt, Kamala Harris, and mother, lawyer and policy expert Maya Harris.
"A must read for little girls around the world." --Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
"An inspiring tale." --Stacey Abrams, Former Minority Leader, Georgia House of Representatives; Founder and Chair, Fair Fight Action
"I love this book." --Megan Rapinoe, Co-Captain, U.S. Women's National Soccer Team
One day, Kamala and Maya had an idea. A big idea: They would turn their empty apartment courtyard into a playground!
This is the uplifting tale of how the author's aunt and mother first learned to persevere in the face of disappointment and turned a dream into reality. This is a story of children's ability to make a difference and of a community coming together to transform their neighborhood.
A New York Times bestseller!
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About the Author
Meena Harris was born into a family of strong women whose legacy continues to inspire her. Meena herself is a lawyer and entrepreneur. In 2017 she founded Phenomenal, a values-driven, 360-degree media company that centers women and historically excluded communities. She currently resides in San Francisco with her partner and two daughters.
"Kamala and Maya's Big Idea is an inspiring tale that shows children the art of the possible when cooperation and imagination meet determined young minds. A simple but moving lesson on the power of organizing will resonate for this next generation of young leaders. More importantly, it will spark those who feel too small to chase their own big ideas and change their corner of our world."--Stacey Abrams, Former Minority Leader, Georgia House of Representatives; Founder and Chair, Fair Fight Action
"I love this book--the power of persistence and being bold is one of the most important lessons we can teach young people."--Megan Rapinoe, Co-Captain, U.S. Women's National Soccer Team