Books: Non-Fiction

Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters

Book – Non-fiction. By Andrea Davis Pinkney. 2013.
Mini-biographies for upper elementary and middle school of 10 African-American women.

Themes: African American, Organizing, Women's History

Beautifully illustrated by Stephen Alcorn, Andrea Davis Pinkney’s short biographies emphasize one common theme: These ten African-American women spoke out fearlessly in the fight for racial justice.

The women featured are: Ella Josephine Baker, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Mary McLeod Bethune, Shirley Chisholm, Dorothy Irene Height, Biddy (Bridget) Mason, Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Tubman.

ISBN: 9780152010058 | Published by Harcourt.