The Story of Kamala Harris (The Story Of)

by Tonya Leslie (Author)

The Story of Kamala Harris (The Story Of)
Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
Series: The Story Of

Discover the life of Kamala Harris-a story about fighting for justice for kids ages 6 to 9

Kamala Harris is the first woman, Black American, and South Asian American to become vice president of the United States. Before she made history, Kamala was a passionate kid who enjoyed traveling and attended civil rights protests with her family. She always wanted to help people, so she worked hard to become a lawyer, then a U.S. senator, and now, vice president! Explore how Kamala went from being a young girl to an American leader and role model.

The Story of Kamala Harris includes:

 - Core curriculum - Learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Kamala's life, and take a quick quiz to test your understanding.

- Short chapters - Explore brightly illustrated, easy-to-read chapters that make you want to keep reading and learning more about Kamala Harris.

- A visual timeline - Watch Kamala progress from a little girl to vice president of the United States with a visual timeline marking the major milestones in her life.

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Review quotes

"As parents and educators contend with how to engage children and students around gender, racial justice, and broader social justice, this inspiring book about our remarkable Vice President, Kamala Devi Harris, could not be more timely and necessary. Dr. Leslie has made this educational and accessible book a vital tool and a cherished story that I believe will inspire children of this generation to follow in Kamala Harris' footsteps." —Supriya Lopez Pillai, writer and executive director of the Hidden Leaf Foundation

"The Story of Kamala Harris is a wonderful introduction to our current vice president. It's easy to read and informative, so kids will uncover something new and interesting about the journey of this incredible woman! A wonderfully American story and a must-have for any future historians in the family!" —Frank Berrios, author of The Story of Joe Biden and The Story of Stan Lee

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Guided Reading Level
Rockridge Press
Publication date
May 04, 2021
The Story Of
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF007070 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Political
Library of Congress categories

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