Book Synopsis Help your little one dream big with a Little Golden Book biography about Colin Powell, the first African American US secretary of state! Little Golden Book biographies are the perfect introduction to nonfiction for preschoolers! This Little Golden Book about Colin Powell--the son of immigrants who became a four-star general and the United States' first Black secretary of state--is an inspiring read-aloud for young readers. Look for more Little Golden Book biographies! Coming Summer 2023: George W. Bush / Taylor Swift / Simone Biles / Dwayne Johnson / Julie Andrews / Tony Bennett / John McCain / Iris Apfel / King Charles III Coming Fall 2023: The Bee Gees / Bruce Springsteen / William Shatner / Dr. Jonas Salk / Rita Moreno / The Beatles / Ronald Reagan / Oprah Winfrey Coming Spring 2024: Arnold Schwarzenegger / Jane Goodall / Mel Brooks / Lady Gaga / Elton John / Colin Powell About the Author FRANK BERRIOS is a widely published children's book author. He has written many Little Golden Books, including Barack Obama: A Little Golden Book Biography, Football with Dad, Soccer with Mom, Miles Morales: Spider-Man, Black Panther, I Am Captain Kirk, and My Little Golden Book about Jackie Robinson. KRISTIN SORRA is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in comics, magazines, textiles, puzzles, posters, digital media, and her mom's birthday cards. She also illustrated Barack Obama: A Little Golden Book Biography. Kristin currently lives in a quaint Hudson River town, just a few miles north of New York City.