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Ernest Shackleton

Illustrated by Olivia Holden

Meet Ernest Shackleton, the fearless Antarctic adventurer. When Ernest Shackleton was young, he longed for a life of adventure. After a career in the Merchant… Read more »

Pele

Illustrated by Camila Rosa

Meet Pelé, Brazil’s all-time King of Soccer. With a sock full of rags for a ball, Pelé honed his skills in a poor neighborhood in… Read more »

Corazon Aquino

Illustrated by Ginnie Hsu

Meet Corazon Aquino, the first female president of the Philippines. Little Cory was a shy, studious child with a great sense of justice. As a… Read more »

Aretha Franklin

Illustrated by Amy Blackwell

Meet Aretha Franklin, "The Queen of Soul." The fourth of five children, Aretha was born in Tennessee and took the stage at an early age… Read more »

Little Me, Big Dreams Journal

What is your big dream? Will you be a singer, a runner, an artist, a scientist, an activist—or something else? Explore all this and more… Read more »

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Dolly Parton

Illustrated by Daria Solak

Meet Dolly Parton, the singer-songwriter and businesswoman. Little Dolly grew up in Tennessee in a family "as poor as dirt." She started performing at an… Read more »

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Wilma Rudolph

Illustrated by Amelia Flower

Meet Wilma Rudolph, the remarkable sprinter and Olympic champion. Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She… Read more »

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Jean-Michel Basquiat

Illustrated by Luciano Lozano

Meet Jean-Michel Basquiat, the graffiti street art movement pioneer. Jean-Michel was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a Puerto Rican mother and Haitian father. When… Read more »

Jesse Owens

Illustrated by Anna Katharina Jansen

Meet Jesse Owens, the historic and barrier-breaking track and field star. The youngest of ten children, Jesse grew up working in the cotton fields of… Read more »

Little People, BIG DREAMS Coloring Book

Illustrated by Lisbeth Kaiser

Grab your coloring pencils and get creative, with Little People, BIG DREAMS! 15 famous faces are featured in this coloring book accompaniment to the best-selling… Read more »

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Mahatma Gandhi

Illustrated by Albert Arrayas

Meet Mahatma Gandhi, a champion of peace and human rights. As a young teenager in India, Gandhi led a rebellious life and went against his… Read more »

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David Bowie

Illustrated by Ana Albero

Meet David Bowie, the starman who dazzled audiences with his music. As a child, young David had a head full of songs and ideas. He… Read more »

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