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Picture book on Kamala Harris coming Aug. 25

Picture book on Kamala Harris coming Aug. 25
Posted at 12:41 PM, Aug 19, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — That didn’t take long. Just weeks after making history as the running mate for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris will be the subject of a new picture book.

Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing announced Wednesday that prize-winning author Nikki Grimes has written “Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice."

It features illustrations by Laura Freeman. The book comes out Aug. 25. Harris, a California Democrat, is the first Black woman and first Asian American woman named to a major party presidential ticket.

Later on Wednesday, she was scheduled to accept her nomination at the Democratic National Convention.