Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X
Ilyasha Shabazz (A) and AG Ford (ILT)
List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - African American Leader / Civil Rights Era - 2014)
Malcolm X grew to be one of America's most influential figures. But first, he was a boy named Malcolm Little. Written by his daughter, this inspiring picture book biography celebrates a vision of freedom and justice.
Bolstered by the love and wisdom of his large, warm family, young Malcolm Little was a natural born leader. But when confronted with intolerance and a series of tragedies, Malcolm"s optimism and faith were threatened. He had to learn how to be strong and how to hold on to his individuality. He had to learn self-reliance.
Together with acclaimed illustrator AG Ford, Ilyasah Shabazz gives us a unique glimpse into the childhood of her father, Malcolm X, with a lyrical story that carries a message that resonates still today so îthat we must all strive to live to our highest potential. (48 pgs) Ages 6-10
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Lexile Measure: NC1190L
Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.5 x 11 inches
Shipping Weight: 15.5 ounces