History is filled with inspiring leaders who made a difference in their communities and in our world. In the Leaders Like Us collection, you'll learn about some important African American leaders, including Henry Louis Gates Jr., Bayard Rustin, Major Taylor, Shirley Chisholm, Rosetta Tharpe, and Rebecca Lee Crumpler.
Each title in this illustrated biography series tells the story of an important leader in fields such as science, the arts, government, sports, and more. Texts focus on each leader's early life and greatest accomplishments. Each book includes a time line, questions for discussion, and an extension activity.