New Release Books by Vashti Harrison

Vashti Harrison is the author of Little Leaders (2020), Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History (2019), Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World (2018), Follow Your Dreams, Little One (2020) and other 7 books.

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Little Leaders

release date: Jul 21, 2020
Little Leaders
Meet the little leaders. They''re brave. They''re bold. They changed the world. Featuring the true stories of 40 inspirational women creators - from writers to inventors, artists to scientists - this book is as inspirational as it is educational. Readers will meet trailblazing women such as revolutionary architect, Zaha Hadid, actor/inventor Hedy Lamarr, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, modernist painter and animator Mary Blair and physicist Chien-Shiung Wu. Some names will be familiar, some will not - but all these women had a lasting impact on their fields.

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History

release date: Nov 19, 2019
Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History
Author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history in this #1 New York Times bestseller. An important book for readers of all ages, this beautifully illustrated and engagingly written volume brings to life true stories of black men in history. Among these biographies, readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop stars, athletes and activists. The exceptional men featured include writer James Baldwin, artist Aaron Douglas, filmmaker Oscar Devereaux Micheaux, lawman Bass Reeves, civil rights leader John Lewis, dancer Alvin Ailey, and musician Prince. The legends in Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History span centuries and continents, but each one has blazed a trail for generations to come.

Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World

release date: Nov 06, 2018
Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World
The instant New York Times bestseller! From the author of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History comes the highly anticipated follow-up, a beautifully illustrated collectible detailing the lives of women creators around the world. Featuring the true stories of 35 women creators, ranging from writers to inventors, artists to scientists, Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World inspires as it educates. Readers will meet trailblazing women like Mary Blair, an American modernist painter who had a major influence on how color was used in early animated films, actor/inventor Hedy Lamarr, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, architect Zaha Hadid, filmmaker Maya Deren, and physicist Chien-Shiung Wu. Some names are known, some are not, but all of the women had a lasting effect on the fields they worked in. The charming, information-filled full-color spreads show the Dreamers as both accessible and aspirational so readers know they, too, can grow up to do something amazing.

Follow Your Dreams, Little One

release date: Sep 01, 2020
Follow Your Dreams, Little One
New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history in this board book edition of Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History. This beautifully illustrated and written board book brings to life true stories of black men in history. Readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop stars, athletes and activists. The exceptional men featured include artist Aaron Douglas, civil rights leader John Lewis, dancer Alvin Ailey, filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, musician Prince, photographer Gordon Parks, tennis champion Arthur Ashe, and writer James Baldwin. The legends in this book span centuries and continents, but what they have in common is that each one has blazed a trail for generations to come.

Dream Big, Little Leader

release date: Oct 01, 2018
Dream Big, Little Leader
This perfect bedtime book is guaranteed to inspire big dreams. Dream big, little one. there''s so much you can do. Just look at all the women who came before you . . . Based on the New York Times bestselling sensation Little Leaders- Bold Women in Black History this board book will inspire all little people of today to become the leaders of tomorrow.

Little Leaders: Exceptional Men in Black History

release date: Nov 21, 2019
Little Leaders: Exceptional Men in Black History
This beautifully illustrated volume educates and inspires as it relates true stories of black men in history. Illuminating text paired with irresistible full-color art bring to life both iconic and lesser-known figures. Among these biographies, readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop culture icons. The men featured include writer James Baldwin, artist Aaron Douglas, photographer Gordon Parks, diplomat Kofi Annan, comic book author Dwayne McDuffie, and musician Prince.

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

release date: Mar 01, 2018
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
Meet the little leaders. They''re brave. They''re bold. They changed the world. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in the world''s history, this book educates and inspires as it relates true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations. Debut author/illustrator Vashti Harrison pairs captivating text with stunning illustrations as she tells the stories of both iconic and lesser-known female figures of black history, including: Nurse Mary Seacole Politician Diane Abbott Mathematician Katherine Johnson Singer Shirley Bassey Among these biographies, readers will find heroes, role models and everyday women who did extraordinary things.

Think Big, Little One

release date: Oct 01, 2019
Think Big, Little One
This board book edition of Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World by New York Times bestselling author Vashti Harrison is a beautiful first book to teach your little dreamers to follow all their biggest ideas. Featuring eighteen women creators, ranging from writers to inventors, artists to scientists, this board book adaptation of Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World introduces trailblazing women like Mary Blair, an American modernist painter who had a major influence on how color was used in early animated films, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, and architect Zaha Hadid. The irresistible full-color illustrations show the Dreamers as both accessible and aspirational so reader knows they, too, can grow up to do something amazing.

Dream Big, Little One

release date: Jan 01, 2018
Dream Big, Little One
Featuring 18 trailblazing black women in American history, Dream Big, Little One is the board book adaptation of the author''s Little leaders: bold women in Black history.

Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World

release date: Nov 06, 2018
Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World
Meet the little leaders. They''re brave. They''re bold. They changed the world. Featuring the true stories of 40 inspirational women creators - from writers to inventors, artists to scientists - this book is as inspirational as it is educational. Readers will meet trailblazing women such as revolutionary architect, Zaha Hadid, actor/inventor Hedy Lamarr, environmental activist Wangari Maathai, modernist painter and animator Mary Blair and physicist Chien-Shiung Wu. Some names will be familiar, some will not - but all these women had a lasting impact on their fields.

Big

release date: Jan 01, 2022
Big
Praised for acting like a big girl when she is small, as a young girl grows, "big" becomes a word of criticism, until the girl realizes that she is fine just the way she is.
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