Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X
- By Ilyasah Shabazz
- Illustrated by A. G. Ford
- Hardcover: 48 pages
- Ages: 6-10
- Grades: 1-5
Malcolm X grew to be one of America’s 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. His optimism and faith were threatened when he was confronted with intolerance and a series of tragedies. Malcolm had to learn to be strong and hold on to his individuality. He had to learn self-reliance.