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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

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

Shepherd, Jodie.

Summary: Introduces young readers to Hillary Clinton, senator, secretary of state, and advocate for the less fortunate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

O'Neill, John E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 ONE

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

Graham, Lawrence.

Summary: Follows the lives and fortunes of the Bruce family, from Blanche Kelso Bruce, who was born a slave in 1841 and became the first black person to serve a full term in the Senate, to the scandal that sent his grandson to prison.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 920 GRA

Newfield, Jack.

Summary: Presents a portrait of Robert F. Kennedy, assessing his character and political actions between the death of his brother, the President, in 1963 and his own death in 1968.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder's Mouth Press/Nation Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rubio, Marco

Summary: The senator from Florida recounts his heritage as the son of Cuban immigrants, his career in Florida politics, and his run for the Senate, and outlines his conservative political views.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sentinel 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RUBIO, MARCO RUB

Duckworth, Tammy

Summary: The Iraq War veteran traces her impoverished childhood, her decision to join the Army, the months spent recovering from the RPG attack that shot down her helicopter and nearly took her life, and her subsequent mission of serving in elected office.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DUCKWORTH, TAMMY DUC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B DUCKWORTH DUC

Hersh, Burton.

Summary: A historian and journalist combines extensive research with observations from his long-time acquaintance with Kennedy to recount the influential senator's life, including the Chappaquiddick accident and Kennedy's behind-the-scenes efforts to bring down Nixon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, EDWARD HER

Neff, James

Summary: In a book based on newly released documents, the author sheds a new light on the historic battle between U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa during the Senate Rackets Committee hearings and beyond during 1957 to 1964.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.921 NEF

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

Tye, Larry

Summary: Draws on unpublished memoirs, unreleased government files, private papers, and interviews with Kennedy's close family and colleagues to chronicle his transformation from 1950s cold warrior to a liberal champion of the working class, the poor, and minorities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KENNEDY, ROBERT F. TYE

Hersh, Burton.

Summary: An evaluation of the complex relationship between the Kennedy family and the FBI director traces their shared political years through their parallel rises and controversial deaths and considers the roles played by such figures as Joe McCarthy and Martin Luther King.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.923 HER

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

Osnos, Evan

Summary: "Illuminates Biden's long and eventful career in the Senate, his eight years as Obama's vice president, his sojourn in the political wilderness after being passed over for Hillary Clinton in 2016, his decision to challenge Donald Trump for the presidency,and his choice of Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. Osnos ponders the difficulties Biden will face if elected and weighs how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BIDEN, JOE OSN

Morain, Dan

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: There's very little that's conventional about Kamala Harris, yet her personal story also represents the best of America. Morain introduces us to the fast-rising prosecutor, who became the first Black female attorney general in California history. He shows us that Harris is a shrewd strategist, a risk-taker who ran for the United States Senate, embraced Barack Obama's candidacy when he was just...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Thomas, Garen Eileen.

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the Harvard Law School graduate, legislator, civil rights lawyer, and 2008 candidate for president of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Obama

McCaskill, Claire.

Summary: Missouri's first woman senator recounts her coming-of-age in a political family at a time when women were held back from their ambitions, describing her failed first marriage, her unconventional choices in office and her relationships with fellow politicians. --Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCCASKILL, CLAIRE MCC

Clinton, Hillary Rodham.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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