Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History (Hardcover)

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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.

About the Author


Vashti Harrison, is the #1 New York Times bestselling author-illustrator of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History and Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World. She is an artist and filmmaker with a passion for storytelling. She earned her BA in studio art and media studies from the University of Virginia and her MFA in Film/Video from CalArts, where she snuck into animation and illustration classes to learn from Disney and DreamWorks legends. There, she rekindled a love for drawing and painting. Now she uses her love of both film and illustration to craft beautiful stories for children.

Praise For…


Praise for Little Legends:
An Amazon Best Book of 2019
An Amazon Best Book for November 2019, Nonfiction for Kids



* "Inspiring and healing as it educates, this volume belongs beside its companion on every bookshelf."Kirkus Reviews, starred review


* "This striking book will resonate with readers in search of biographies of pioneering black men in history."—School Library Journal, starred review


* "Inventors, authors, musicians, activists and others come to life."—Shelf Awareness, starred review


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Product Details
ISBN: 9780316475143
ISBN-10: 0316475149
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: November 19th, 2019
Pages: 96

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