Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X

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Ilyasha Shabazz (A) and AG Ford (ILT)

List Price: $19.99 (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

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