In recognition of African American History Month and Women’s History Month, Cane River Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, (NSDAR), provided Natchitoches Parish kindergarten and fourth grade social studies classes and elementary school libraries with books to celebrate each month.
The book titles, “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History”, “Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World,” and “Think Big Little One” are written and illustrated by Vashti Harrison, a New York Times best selling author/artist and filmmaker.
“Think Big Little One” is a board book of pictures of extraordinary women.
“Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” include short biographies of scientists, physicians, painters, politicians, poets, abolitionists, anthropologists, teachers and many others.
“Little Leaders: Visionary Women Around the World” include an educational philanthropist, computer scientist, physicist, physical therapist, musician, artist, entrepreneur, molecular biologist, and others.
Peggy Aycock, Cane River Chapter Regent, along with members Martha Conde and Theresa Demery delivered the books to principals, teachers, and librarians at Provencal Elementary, Marthaville Elementary Jr. High, Natchitoches Magnet, NSU Elementary Lab, M.R. Weaver Elementary, Goldonna Elementary Jr.High, and FairView Alpha Elementary.
NSDAR members promote historic preservation, education and patriotism via commemorative events, scholarships, educational initiatives, citizenship programs, service to both veterans and active duty military. Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution is eligible to join NSDAR. We will assist you in your lineage. For assistance or additional information please email email@example.com.