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Aim High, Little Giant, Aim High!
Aim High, Little Giant, Aim High! is a story about Taína, a nine-year-old basketball novice growing up in Brooklyn during a pandemic who learns valuable life lessons from family, friends, and the community, both on and off the court.
  • "A totally original, lush, vivid and vibrant educational kaleidoscope wherethrough a basketball lens we find community and the loving embrace of lifelong personal growth. This is what 21st Century learning looks like. Required reading for young minds of any age." —David Hollander, author of How Basketball Can Save the World

    “The images leap, and the story teaches us how to nurture and respect the best parts of our inner child. What a beautiful and necessary tribute to this generation of mighty little leaders rising up in today’s ever-changing times.” —aja monet, poet and author of My Mother was a Freedom Fighter

    “A unique reframing of basketball delivered through New York City’s diversity, geometry and spirituality.” —Max Resetar, editor of SLAM MAGAZINE

    Aim High! honors the history of social justice and includes illustrations that capture the beauty of Afro-Latin history, while creating a visually appealing and accessible narrative for kids and families from all walk sof life.” —Marley Dias, founder of #1000blackgirlbooks and author of Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You!

    “A brilliant, beautiful and spiritual basketball revelation disguised as a children’sbook.”  —Scoop Jackson, author of The Game Is Not A Game