A Higher Heights Chisholm Summer Reading List selection!
“A love letter to Black and brown girls and an acknowledgement of the real work it takes to make magic.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Readers will find plenty of affirmative messages and exhortations to do their best.”—Booklist
“Every parent of a Black or brown girl should buy this book, read it to their child, and pass it along to the other parents in their circle. . . . Black and brown girls are finally getting their time in the sunshine, and it’s quite a joy to see Minda Harts shining an even brighter light on the sheer beauty of Black and brown girlhood.”—Evette Dionne, National Book Award longlisted and Coretta Scott King honor-winning author of Lifting as We Climb
“This book is challenging, inspiring, beautiful and actionable. It is exactly what Black and brown girls need as they struggle to find their voice, especially in those moments when they don’t feel magical, because it creates a safe space between the pages to prepare them for the road ahead.”—Delores Druilhet Morton, CEO, Step Up
“Minda Harts brings the wise and compassionate cheerleader so beloved by readers of The Memo and Right Within to young girls of color . . . From reminders to reflect on the ‘Future You’ to candidly sharing her own growth and lessons, Harts creates a necessary playbook for girls of color to achieve their full potential. You Are More Than Magic is the guide I wish I had growing up!”—Ruchika Tulshyan, author of Inclusion on Purpose and CEO, Candour