Books by Alleanna Harris

CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 14, 2020

"A good volume to include in a larger conversation about friendship, allyship, and social justice. (author's note, sources) (Picture book/biography. 5-10)"
Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe were mutual supporters according to this historical picture book. Read full book review >
PATRICIA'S VISION by Michelle Lord
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2020

"A great tribute to a beautiful life and an important spotlight on a little-known part of American medical history. (timeline, author's note, biographical note, works cited, further reading) (Picture book/biography. 6-10)"
The inspiring story of Dr. Patricia Bath, an African American eye surgeon who made significant contributions in the field of ophthalmology. Read full book review >
THE DAY ABUELO GOT LOST by Diane  de Anda
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2019

"A lovely and needed story of familia in which love conquers loss. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Family love in the face of loss is poignantly shared by de Anda and Harris. Read full book review >
THE JOURNEY OF YORK by Hasan Davis
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2019

"An important, underheard voice. (glossary) (Picture book. 5-10)"
York was the only man who set out with Lewis and Clark on their journey of exploration who did not volunteer. As William Clark's enslaved manservant and the only nonwhite member, he didn't have the choice. Read full book review >