Malcolm Little

Malcolm Little

The Boy Who Grew up to Become Malcolm X

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"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 andBolstered 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--that we must all strive to live to our highest potential."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Atheneum Books for Young Readers,, 2013.
Copyright Date: ©2013.
ISBN: 9781442412163
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) :,coloured illustrations ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ford, A. G - Illustrator

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rumrunner1971 Sep 28, 2020

ILyasah Shabazz ( Malcolm Little (X) Daughter) wrote an awesome book on her father's childhood and experience with racism through his life. The illustration by AG Ford is over the top good. This particular book is great for ages 9-11+ and the Lexile level is 1170L.

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