Balzer + Bray Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea Balzer + Bray Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea
Balzer + Bray Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea Balzer + Bray Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea

Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea

By Meena Harris

$18.99

Publication Date: June 2, 2020

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Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3

Meena Harris debuts with an empowering picture book about two sisters who work with their community to effect change, inspired by a true story from the childhood of her aunt, US Senator Kamala Harris, and mother, lawyer, and policy expert Maya Harris.

“A must read for little girls around the world.”

—Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts“An inspiring tale.”

—Stacey Abrams, Former Minority Leader, Georgia House of Representatives; Founder and Chair, Fair Fight Action“I love this book.”

—Megan Rapinoe, Co-Captain, U.S. Women’s National Soccer TeamOne day, Kamala and Maya had an idea. A big idea: they would turn their empty apartment courtyard into a playground!This is the uplifting tale of how the author’s aunt and mother first learned to persevere in the face of disappointment and turned a dream into reality. This is a story of children’s ability to make a difference and of a community coming together to transform their neighborhood.

About the Author

Meena Harris was born into a family of strong women whose legacy continues to inspire her. Her grandmother, Shyamala Gopalan, was a cancer researcher and civil rights activist; her mother, Maya Harris, is a lawyer and policy expert; and her aunt, Kamala Harris, is a United States senator from California. Meena herself is a lawyer and entrepreneur. In 2017 she founded the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign, a female-powered organization that brings awareness to social causes. She currently resides in San Francisco with her partner and two daughters.Ana Ramírez González worked as a visual development artist on Pixar’s Oscar-winning film Coco and illustrated the companion picture book Coco: Miguel and the Grand Harmony by Matt de la Peña. Ana is also the illustrator of Maybe Tomorrow? by Charlotte Agell. She grew up in Guanajuato, Mexico, and lives in Oakland, California.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 32 pages

Publisher: Balzer + Bray

Publication Date: June 2, 2020

ISBN: 9780062937407

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