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Kamala and Maya's Big Idea - by Meena Harris (Hardcover)

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Specifications

Dimensions (Overall): 11 Inches (H) x 8.7 Inch (W) x .6 Inch (D)

Weight: .83 Pounds

Number of Pages: 32

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Biographical

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen

Author: Meena Harris

Age Range: Baby - 3 Years

Book theme: United States

Language: English

Street Date: June 2, 2020
TCIN: 79541906
UPC: 9780062937407
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-8621
Origin: Made in the USA

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About the Book



"One day, Kamala and Maya had an idea. A big idea: they would turn their empty apartment courtyard into a playground! This is the uplifting tale of how the author's aunt and mother first learned to persevere in the face of disappointment and turned a dream into reality. This is a story of children's ability to make a difference and of a community coming together to transform their neighborhood."--Provided by publisher.



Book Synopsis



INSPIRED BY A TRUE STORY FROM THE CHILDHOOD OF VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS!

A beautiful, empowering picture book about two sisters who work with their community to effect change, inspired by a true story from the childhood of the author's aunt, Kamala Harris, and mother, lawyer and policy expert Maya Harris.

"A must read for little girls around the world." --Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts

"An inspiring tale." --Stacey Abrams, Former Minority Leader, Georgia House of Representatives; Founder and Chair, Fair Fight Action

"I love this book." --Megan Rapinoe, Co-Captain, U.S. Women's National Soccer Team

One day, Kamala and Maya had an idea. A big idea: They would turn their empty apartment courtyard into a playground!

This is the uplifting tale of how the author's aunt and mother first learned to persevere in the face of disappointment and turned a dream into reality. This is a story of children's ability to make a difference and of a community coming together to transform their neighborhood.

A New York Times bestseller!



Review Quotes



An inspirational reminder to choose courage over fear, Kamala and Maya's Big Idea teaches a powerful lesson: if you're willing to fight with everything you've got, no dream is too big. A must read for little girls around the world.--Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts

"I love this book--the power of persistence and being bold is one of the most important lessons we can teach young people."--Megan Rapinoe, Co-Captain, U.S. Women's National Soccer Team

"Kamala and Maya's Big Idea is an inspiring tale that shows children the art of the possible when cooperation and imagination meet determined young minds. A simple but moving lesson on the power of organizing will resonate for this next generation of young leaders. More importantly, it will spark those who feel too small to chase their own big ideas and change their corner of our world."--Stacey Abrams, Former Minority Leader, Georgia House of Representatives; Founder and Chair, Fair Fight Action
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1 inches length x 8.5 inches width x 11 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.425 pounds
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