Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea
Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea (2020) – hardcover
Written by Meena Harris
Illustrated by Ana Ramírez González
Trim size: 8″ x 11″
Ages: 4 to 8
INSPIRED BY A TRUE STORY FROM THE CHILDHOOD OF VICE PRESIDENT–ELECT KAMALA HARRIS!
Kamala and Maya's Big Idea is 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
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.
Read our MiJa Books review of Kamala and Maya's Big Idea
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