• Books written by and about Kamala Harris saw a surge in popularity on Amazon
  • The vice president-elect’s book "Superheroes Are Everywhere" topped Amazon’s Children's catgories
  • Harris made history by becoming the first woman to be the vice president of the United States

Books written by and about Kamala Harris are seeing a surge in sales on Amazon after it was announced that the Senator from California will be the new vice president of the United States.

The vice president-elect is an author of two books. Her children’s book “Superheroes Are Everywhere” turned out to be the biggest gainer as it made its way to Amazon's top 20 charts, the Associated Press first reported.

The book revolves around a young Kamala who loved superheroes and was amazed to see how she was able to find them in her family and among her friends.

“Superheroes Are Everywhere” also skyrocketed to number one on Amazon’s Children's Values Books. In addition, the book also claimed the top spot in categories such as Children’s Political Biographies and Children’s Women Biographies.

On the other hand, her memoir claimed the 23rd spot on Amazon’s best sellers. The book, entitled “The Truths We Hold: An American Journey,” details Harris’ life as the daughter of immigrants and why she decided to become a prosecutor.

The memoir has also seen a surge in sales and nabbed the number one position in categories like United States National Government, Political Leader Biographies, and Political Commentary & Opinion.

Similarly, sales of a children’s book written by her niece Meena Harris, entitled “Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea,” also boomed after she was declared the vice president-elect.

Harris created history by becoming the first woman, first Black woman, and the first woman of Asian descent to become the vice president of the United States. Her victory in the election also confirmed that she will be the highest-ranking woman ever to serve a government in the nation’s history.

In her speech, she expressed gratitude toward her mother Shyamala Gopalan Harris, who came to the U.S. at the age of 19 in the 1950s. She also credited her mother for teaching her and her sister Maya values that they continue to live by.

“I'm grateful to the woman most responsible for my presence here today, my mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris. When she came here from India at the age of 19, she maybe didn't imagine this moment. But she believed so deeply in America where a moment like this is possible. I am thinking about her and the generations of women, Black women, Asian, White, Latina, Native American women who throughout our nation's history have paved the way for this moment tonight,” Harris said.

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WILMINGTON, DELAWARE - NOVEMBER 07: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks on stage at the Chase Center before President-elect Joe Biden's address to the nation November 07, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. After four days of counting the high volume of mail-in ballots in key battleground states due to the coronavirus pandemic, the race was called for Biden after a contentious election battle against incumbent Republican President Donald Trump. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images