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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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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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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

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

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

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

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

Spengler, Kremena.

Summary: This is an introduction to the life of Eva Peron, the first lady of Argentina from 1946 to 1952, who fought for workers' rights and political power for women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB PERON SPE

Page, Susan

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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

Brill, Marlene Targ.

Summary: A biography of Michelle Obama, the first African American First Lady of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2010

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

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

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

Obama, Michelle

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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

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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

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

Summary: "This volume for young people is an honest and fascinating account of Michelle Obama's life led by example. She shares her views on how all young people can help themselves as well as help others, no matter their status in life. She asks readers to realize that no one is perfect, and that the process of becoming is what matters, as finding yourself is ever evolving. In telling her story with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2021

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB ADAMS ORR

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

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

Bober, Natalie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 1998

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973.4 BOB

Chiaverini, Jennifer

Summary: 1875. Elizabeth Todd Edwards reels from news that her younger sister Mary, former First Lady and widow of President Abraham Lincoln, has attempted suicide. The shocking act followed legal proceedings arranged by Mary's eldest and only surviving son that declared her legally insane. The Todd sisters - maternal Elizabeth, peacemaker Frances, envious Ann, and much adored Emilie - had always turned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

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

Obama, Michelle

Summary: "When she was a little girl, Michelle Robinson's world was the South Side of Chicago, where she and her brother, Craig, shared a bedroom in their family's upstairs apartment and played catch in the park, and where her parents, Fraser and Marian Robinson, raised her to be outspoken and unafraid. But life soon took her much further afield, from the halls of Princeton, where she learned for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Goldman 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 438.4 OBA

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Summary: The former secretary of state relates her experiences as the first woman candidate nominated for president by a major party, discussing the sexism, criticism, and double standards she had to confront, and how she coped with a devastating loss.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 921 CLINTON, HILLARY RODHAM CLI

Marton, Kati.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2001

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

Pottker, Janice.

Summary: An analysis of the relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and her mother-in-law offers insight into Sara Delano Roosevelt's influence on Eleanor's achievements and Eleanor's role in the misperceptions surrounding their relationship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2004

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

Greenberg, Amy S.

Summary: At the same time as the Woman's Rights convention was taking place at Seneca Falls in 1848, First Lady Sarah Childress Polk was wielding influence unprecedented for a woman. Yet, while history remembers the women of the convention, it has all but forgotten Sarah Polk. Now, Amy Greenberg brings her story into vivid focus. We see her father raising her on the frontier to discuss politics and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 POLK, SARAH GRE

Obama, Michelle

Summary: "Becoming" ist eines der am meisten erwarteten Bücher in diesem Jahr. Aufrichtige und inspirierende Memoiren der ehemaligen First Lady der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika haben sich bereits mehr als 3 Millionen Mal verkauft, wurden in 32 Sprachen übersetzt und standen 10 Monate an der Spitze des prestigeträchtigsten Buchrankings Amazon. In ihrem Buch teilt Michelle Obama zum ersten Mal die...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bombora 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 491.7 OBA

Abrams, Jeanne E.

Summary: How the three inaugural First Ladies defined the role for future generations, and carved a space for women in AmericaAmerica's first First Ladies--Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison--had the challenging task of playing a pivotal role in defining the nature of the American presidency to a fledgling nation and to the world. In First Ladies of the Republic, Jeanne Abrams breaks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 ARB

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