Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X
by Ilyasah Shabazz
Malcolm X grew to be one of America‚Äôs most influential figures. But first, he was a boy named Malcolm Little. Written by his daughter, this inspiring picture book biography celebrates a vision of freedom and justice.
Bolstered by the love and wisdom of his large, warm family, young Malcolm Little was a natural born leader. But when confronted with intolerance and a series of tragedies, Malcolm‚Äôs optimism and faith were threatened. He had to learn how to be strong and how to hold on to his individuality. He had to learn self-reliance.