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Inspired by a true story from the childhood of Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris!

A beautiful, empowering book about two sisters who work with their community to effect change, inspired by a true story from the childhood of the author's aunt, Kamala Harris, and mother, lawyer, and policy expert Maya Harris.

Don't miss this audiobook edition, read by the author, Meena Harris!

“A must-read for little girls around the world.” (Elizabeth Warren, US 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, US Women’s National Soccer Team)

One 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.

New York Times best seller!

©2020 Meena Harris (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

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  • 10-01-2021

2 kids managed to get a playground, all helping!

truly great story(true!) about little Kamala and her cousin? planning and proposing and gradually turning "now's" into "maybe" into YES. each person doing what they could, and managing to give the whole apt,. bldg residents AND LANDLORD A party to celebrate, and play!

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  • I love CA
  • 11-11-2020

Approved by 4.5 y.o.twins

My daugther loves that “they got a new playground... with the help of mrGreen” she walked to play it several times...

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