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Bader, Bonnie

Summary: "Through this engaging Who Was? biography, kids will discover the woman behind the sunglasses. Private and bookish, Jackie Kennedy found herself thrust into the world spotlight as the young and glamorous wife of the President John F. Kennedy. As First Lady she restored the once neglected rooms of the White House to their former glory, and through her charm and elegance became a style icon whose...

Format: text

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

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Summary: Profiles the life of Abigail Adams, John Adams' wife, focusing on her experiences during the American Revolution and how her role in Adams' presidency would set the standard for future first ladies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB ADAMS ORR

Obama, Michelle

Summary: Protagonista de una vida plena y exitosa, Michelle Obama se ha convertido en una de las mujeres más icónicas y cautivadoras de nuestra era. Como primera dama de los Estados Unidos de América, y primera afroamericana en desempeñar esa función, contribuyó a que la Casa Blanca alcanzara sus mayores cotas de apertura y pluralidad de la historia; se erigió en destacada defensora de las mujeres y las...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plaza Janés 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 OBA

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

Bober, Natalie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.4 BOB

Page, Susan

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Former First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush was one of the country's most popular and powerful figures. Here Page tells the riveting tale of a woman who helped define two American presidencies-- and an entire political era. As first the wife and then the mother of American presidents, Barbara Bush became an astute and trusted political campaign strategist, invested herself deeply in expanding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUS

Summary: Presents the life story of the First Lady who worked for human rightsand became known as the First Lady of the World.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB ROOSEVELT ELN

Doak, Robin S. (Robin Santos)

Summary: A biography on Eleanor Roosevelt, describing how she changed the role of the first lady through her active and outspoken participation in American politics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Pastan, Amy

Summary: Profiles and photographs reveal the impact that the presidents' wives had on the suffrage movement, prohibition, civil rights, equality, and war and peace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 PAS

David, Lester.

Summary: This revelatory, memorable book by the dean of America's Kennedy writers begins where the bestselling phenomenon A Woman Named Jackie left off, going even further into the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Lester David evokes in fascinating detail what happened to Jackie after her marriage to Aristotle Onassis. When she died, after a determined battle with cancer, her passing brought forth an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carol Pub. Group 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ONASSIS, JACQUELINE KENNEDY Dav

Obama, Michelle

Summary: Il y a encore tant de choses que j'ignore au sujet de l'Amérique, de la vie, et de ce que l'avenir nous réserve. Mais je sais qui je suis. Mon père, Fraser, m'a appris à travailler dur, à rire souvent et à tenir parole. Ma mère, Marian, à penser par moi-même et à faire entendre ma voix. Tous les deux ensemble, dans notre petit appartement du quartier du South Side de Chicago, ils m'ont aidée à...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fayard 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 448.4 OBA

Hummer, Jill Abraham

Summary: "This book is a history of first ladies beginning with Lou Henry Hoover and ending with Michelle Obama, discussing how they defined their role with a focus on how they related to women's issues and how they participated in politics. Hummer explores the intersection of personality and the first ladies' personal ambition and relationship with their presidential spouse, with the social and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2017

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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

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

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

Caroli, Betty Boyd

Summary: "Marriage is the most underreported story in political life and yet is often the key to its success. This is the idea driving a revealing new portrait of Lady Bird as the essential strategist, fundraiser, barnstormer, peacemaker, and ballast for Lyndon...[A] biography of a political partnership that helps explain how the wildly talented but deeply flawed Lyndon Baines Johnson ended up making...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CAR

Obama, Michelle

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 OBAMA, MICHELLE OBA

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

Bell-Scott, Patricia.

Summary: Describes the unlikely friendship between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Pauli Murray, a granddaughter of a mixed race slave and a lesbian, who became a lawyer and civil rights pioneer, and the important work they each did for justice and freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.917 BEL

Halper, Daniel

Summary: Exhaustively researched and drawn from exclusive documents and detailed interviews, an investigative reporter reveals the strategy the Clintons used and the deals they made to turn their political fortunes around and lay the groundwork for their futures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320 HAL

Brower, Kate Andersen

Summary: "An intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue -- the First Ladies, from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BRO

Chadwick, Bruce.

Summary: "A revealing new portrait of James and Dolley Madison, America's first political power couple. In this comprehensive biography of James and Dolley Madison, historian Bruce Chadwick introduces the reader to "America's first power couple." Using newly uncovered troves of letters at the University of Virginia, Chadwick has been able to reconstruct the details of the Madisons' personal and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MADISON, JAMES & DOLLEY CHA

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

Van der Heuvel, Gerry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 VAND

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

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