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Summary: Essays and reported stories on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's meteoric rise and impact written by New York magazine's top writers and commentators provide an in-depth look at the youngest member of the 116th Congress, and the youngest woman to serve as a representative in U.S. history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2022

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

Denise, Anika

Summary: An inspiring biography of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from Pura Belpré Honor-winning creators Anika Aldamuy Denise and Loris Lora! In 2019, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest congresswoman in America. How did this young Puertoriquena become an unstoppable force in politics? Find out in this accessible and engaging book for young readers. AOC's remarkable story begins in her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2021

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

Freedlander, David

Summary: "A look at the rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and how a new generation of progressive activists are reshaping America"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.2 FRE

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing Company, Incorporated 2019

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

Lopez, Lynda

Summary: "From the moment Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat a ten-term incumbent in the primary election for New York's 14th, her journey to the national, if not world, stage, was fast-tracked. AOC investigates her symbolic and personal significance for so many, fromher willingness to use her imperfect bi-lingualism, to the threat she poses by governing like a man, to the long history of Puerto Rican...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328.73 LOP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B OCASIO-CORTEZ LOP

Green, Joshua

Summary: "In his classic book Devil's Bargain, Joshua Green chronicled how the forces of economic populism on the right, led by the likes of Steve Bannon, turned Donald Trump into their flawed but powerful vessel. In The Rebels, he gives an epic account of the long struggle that has played out in parallel on the left, told through an intimate reckoning with the careers of the three political figures who...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2024

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