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Winter, Jonah

Summary: Discusses the life and career of presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, trace her early years as an outspoken student at Wellesley and Yale, her marriage to the 42nd president, and her achievements as a senator and secretary of state.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CLI

Alexander, Heather

Summary: Introduces the former first lady, senator, and secretary of state while describing how she became a role model for women as a lawyer, a staunch supporter of important political and social causes, and the first woman to run as the Democratic candidate forpresident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2016

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Paley, Rebecca

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. It took a lot of determination, courage, and confidence to become the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party. A Girl Named Hillary tells of the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Burgan, Michael.

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of Hillary Rodham Clinton, from her childhood in Chicago and her Yale law education to her success in politics as First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CLI

Golkar, Golriz

Summary: "Describes the life and accomplishments of American civil rights champion, statesman, and politician John Lewis. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary, a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LEW

Blumenthal, Karen

Summary: As a young girl growing up in the fifties, Hillary Diane Rodham had an unusual upbringing for the time-her parents told her, "You can do or be whatever you choose, as long as you're willing to work for it." Hillary took those words and ran. Whether it was campaigning at the age of thirteen in the 1964 presidential election, receiving a standing ovation and being featured in LIFE magazine as the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 CLI

Schwartz, Heather E.

Summary: "Senator Kamala Harris is known as a tough prosecutor. She made history as the first Black and Indian woman to lead a major ticket. Follow her fight to the White House!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB HARRIS SCH

Grimes, Nikki

Summary: "The first-ever picture book biography on Senator Kamala Harris"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAR

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAR

Kawa, Katie

Summary: "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a rising star in the world of politics, and she is working hard to use her position as a lawmaker to speak up for what she believes is right and to help people who need someone to stand up for them. Through engaging main text, colorful photographs, and eye-catching quote boxes that highlight empowering words spoken by the woman many call "AOC," readers discover her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 OCA

Clinch, Shasta

Summary: "An illustrated biography of Vice President Kamala Harris"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN CLI

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: "A ready-to-read level 3 biography of Shirley Chisholm, who, in 1972 became the first African-American woman to enter the Democratic presidential race in the United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight, Inc. 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE CAL

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE CAL

Davids, Sharice

Summary: Rich, vivid illustrations by Ojibwe Woodland artist Pawis-Steckley are delivered in a graphic style that honors Indigenous people. The bold artwork adds impact to the compelling text. (Kirkus starred review) The prose is reminiscent of an inspirational speech ("Everyone's path looks different"), with a message of service that includes fun biographical facts, such as her love of Bruce Lee....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG DAV

Thompson, Laurie Ann

Summary: "A picture book biography of Senator Elizabeth Warren"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAR

Roland, James

Summary: "A former Democratic senator from California, in 2021 Kamala Harris became the first woman vice president, as well as the first Black vice president and the first vice president of South Asian descent. Over the years, Harris has impressed many people-including students, teachers, coworkers and political opponents-with her intelligence, toughness, and sense of humor. She is well known for her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 HAR

Currie, Stephen

Summary: "Joe Biden was elected president in 2020. His supporters saw their candidate's ultimate victory as a triumph for their vision of America. Few political leaders in American history have had as long a career in politics and government as Biden"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 BID

Haskins, James

Summary: "A biography of John Lewis, Georgia Congressman and one of the 'Big Six' civil rights leaders of the 1960s, focusing on his youth and culminating in the voter registration drives that sparked 'Bloody Sunday,' as hundreds of people walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Includes a note by Congressman Lewis and a timeline"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Lewis

Russell-Brown, Katheryn

Summary: "A picture biography of educator and politician Shirley Chisholm, who in 1968 was the first Black woman elected to Congress and in 1972 was the first Black candidate from a major political party (the Democratic party) to run for the United States presidency. An afterword with additional information, photographs, and source lists are included"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CHI

Rose, Rachel

Summary: "Long-serving congressman, Vice President, and now President. Joe Biden's journey to the highest position in the land has been long and winding. As a child, he didn't let his stutter stop him from success; as a senator, he carried on despite personal heartbreak; and now, as president, we'll see all this man can do. Learn about the spectacular life of America's 46th president"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing Company 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BID

Harris, Kamala

Summary: Now adapted for young readers, Senator Kamala Harris's empowering memoir about the values and inspirations that guided her life. As the first woman, African American, and South Asian American to become attorney general of California, and the second black woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate, Kamala Harris has blazed trails on her path to the national stage. But how did she achieve her goals?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAR

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: "From the time John Lewis asked Dr. Martin Luther King to help integrate a segregated school in his hometown as teenager, he never stopped organizing, from Freedom Rides, to the marches in Selma and Washington, and more. Introduce readers to his concept of getting into "good trouble" in this Level 3 Ready-to-Read book"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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McCain, Meghan.

Summary: This picture book biography, written with great love and insight by his oldest daughter, writer Meghan McCain, shows us the public John McCain and the personal John McCain in a way we've never seen before--making this American hero come to life before young eyes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 McCain 2008

Asim, Jabari

Summary: John Lewis wants to be a preacher when he grows up a leader whose words stir hearts to change, minds to think, and bodies to take action. But why wait? When John is put in charge of the family farm's flock of chickens, he discovers that they make a wonderful congregation! So he preaches to his flock, and they listen, content under his watchful care, riveted by the rhythm of his voice.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Asim 2017

Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: When David asks his mother about the man on television, she tells him the story of Barack Obama, discussing his childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia, his parents' divorce, and his desire to help others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Obama 2008

Winter, Jonah

Summary: A picture book biography of African-American senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 OBA

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