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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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Andrews-Dyer, Helena

Summary: To millions nationwide, American Congresswoman Maxine Waters is a hero of the resistance and an icon, serving eye rolls, withering looks, and sharp retorts to any who dare waste her time on nonsense. Throughout her forty years in public service and eighty years on earth, the U.S. Representative for California's 43rd district has been a role model, a crusader for justice, a game-changer, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey Street 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WATERS, MAXINE AND

Omar, Ilhan

Summary: "An intimate and rousing memoir by progressive trailblazer Ilhan Omar-the first African refugee, the first Somali-American, and one of the first Muslim women, elected to Congress. Ilhan Omar was only eight years old when war broke out in Somalia. The youngest of seven children, her mother had died while Ilhan was still a little girl. She was being raised by her father and grandfather when armed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OMAR, ILHAN OMA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B OMAR OMA

McCain, John

Summary: "A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain--his most personal book in years--covering everything from 2008 up to the present."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCAIN, JOHN MCC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MCCAIN MCC

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Summary: Hillary Clinton's candid reflections about the key moments during her time as Secretary of State, as well as her thoughts about how to navigate the challenges of the 21st century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Cli

Page, Susan

6 holds on 1 copy

Summary: A New York Times best-selling author and USA Today Washington bureau chief offers a new biography of Nancy Pelosi, one of the most powerful women in American politics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2021

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Frank, Barney

Summary: "The candid political memoir of Barney Frank, former House Representative from Massachusetts (Democrat) and a pioneering, openly gay politician"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRANK, BARNEY FRA

Ball, Molly

Summary: Presents an intimate portrait of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that illuminates her leadership, less-recognized career accomplishments and her decisions throughout Donald Trump's impeachment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PELOSI, NANCY BAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B PELOSI BAL

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

Hirono, Mazie

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Mazie Hirono is one of the most fiercely outspoken Democrats in Congress, but her journey to the U.S. Senate was far from likely. Raised poor on her family's rice farm in rural Japan, Hirono was seven years old when her mother left her abusive husband and sailed with her two elder children to the United States, crossing the Pacific in steerage in search of a better life. Though the girl then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Grimes, Nikki

5 holds on 2 copies

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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Summary: Follows Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater's tumultuous election year, as well as other years in a career that encompassed numerous political and ideological triumphs. Though he never achieved the ultimate prize, the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 vindicated the conservative agenda Goldwater had long championed. Ironically, in later years, Goldwater's support of issues like abortion and gay...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MR.

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Bernstein, Carl

Summary: "Carl Bernstein's stunning portrait of Hillary Rodham Clinton shows us, as nothing else has, the true trajectory of her life and career with its zigzag bursts of risks taken and safety sought. Marshaling all the skills and energy that propelled his history-making Pulitzer Prize reporting on Watergate, Bernstein gives us the most detailed, sophisticated, comprehensive, and revealing account we...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 CLINTON, HILLARY BER

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Summary: "'In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I've often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I'm letting my guard down.' For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CLI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM CLI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Clinton 2017

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Summary: "For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CLI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM CLI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B CLINTON

Thompson, Laurie Ann

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Warren, Elizabeth.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A chronicle of the Massachusetts senator's career in Washington describes her childhood pursuit of an education, early exposure to the dysfunctional political process, advocacy of better bankruptcy laws and run for public office.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WARREN, ELIZABETH WAR

Gupta, Prachi

Summary: Born in the Bronx and raised in the suburbs of Westchester County, New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez witnessed firsthand how a person's zip code can shape their destiny. That early exposure to income inequality fueled a passion for change that, in turn, led her to take on--and defeat--a ten-term incumbent to become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Now a target for the right, she is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing Company, Incorporated 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OCASIO-CORTEZ, ALEXANDRIAGRU

Warren, Andrea

Summary: "A biography of Norman Mineta, from his internment as a child in Heart Mountain Internment Camp during World War II, through his political career including serving in Congress for ten terms during which time he was instrumental in getting the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 passed which provided reparations and an apology to those who were interned"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Frank, Barney

Summary: Growing up in Bayonne, New Jersey, the fourteen-year-old Barney Frank made two vital discoveries about himself: he was attracted to government, and to men. He resolved to make a career out of the first attraction and to keep the second a secret. Now, fifty years later, his sexual orientation is widely accepted, while his belief in government is embattled. Frank: A Life in Politics from the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC FRA

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