When I Grow Up – Great Leaders
Everyone, from Nelson Mandela to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, was once a small child learning about the world. Read how a diverse array of kids discovered what they were passionate about, worked hard, and followed their dreams to make a positive difference as adults. With adorable illustrations of leaders as young kids, then as inspiring adults, these leaders will seem like friends to your little one, and kids will see that great leadership and change really can be achieved by anyone.
Meet lawyer and jurist Ruth Bader Ginsburg who learned the value of education and independence from her mother, young Nelson Mandela whose childhood experiences led him to challenge racist behavior, Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi as he grew from a shy young boy into a respected leader who let peaceful protests do the talking, and Emmeline Pankhurst whose understanding of the world motivated her to fight for gender equality. Let your little one turn the pages and see that, like these incredible individuals, they can strive for positive change, make a difference, and become successful leaders of the future.
Turn the pages and be inspired by: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Nelson Mandela, Emmeline Pankhurst, Mahatma Gandhi, Rosemarie Kuptana, Martin Luther King, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Illustrated by: Lucy Semple
Published by: DK