Kamala Harris books surge in popularity after election
By Lindsey Bahr
The Associated Press
Books by and about Kamala Harris proved to be a popular
purchase following the election. The vice president-elect was
the subject or author of four books on Amazon’s top 10 on
They included her own children’s book, Superheroes Are
Everywhere, her memoir The Truths We Hold: An American
Journey, a children’s book by her niece Meena Harris called
Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea, and Nikki Grimes’ illustrated
Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice.
Harris made history as the first Black woman to become vice
president. The California senator, who is also the first person
of South Asian descent elected to the vice presidency, will
become the highest-ranking woman ever to serve in government.
President-elect Joe Biden also got a spot on the charts just
outside of the top 10. Dr. Jill Biden’s children’s book Joey:
The Story of Joe Biden landed in 14th place.