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

This book is about Malcolm X
"Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X" is a poignant picture book biography that traces the early years of one of America’s towering figures in the fight for racial justice. Published on January 7, 2014, and penned by his own daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, alongside celebrated illustrator AG Ford, this book offers a touching glimpse into Malcolm X’s childhood as Malcolm Little. Nurtured by a loving family, young Malcolm faced adversity with resilience, learning early on the importance of self-reliance and the power of holding onto his identity amidst intolerance and personal tragedies. This beautifully illustrated narrative not only highlights the formative influences that shaped a leader but also inspires elementary school readers to recognize their own potential to effect change. "Malcolm Little" is an essential read that encourages young minds to explore themes of identity, justice, and resilience, echoing a message that is as relevant today as it was during Malcolm X’s time.
Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers on January 7, 2014
48 pages
ISBN: 9781442412163
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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