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Kamala Harris

first female US vice president
2022
This title examines the life and career of the lawyer and senator who was elected vice president of the United States in 2020. Harris became the first female vice president, as well as the first Black and Asian American vice president. Features include a glossary, web resources, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Michelle Obama

"Perhaps best known for being a former First Lady, Michelle Obama is also an incredible leader, writer, and advocate. Readers of this . . . volume get a . . . look into her life--from growing up in Chicago's South Side and later attending Princeton University and Harvard Law School to the release of her . . . autobiography Becoming. Photographs and . . . text give readers an appreciation for the hard work of a woman who has supported many causes and inspired countless people"--Provided by publisher.

Kamala Harris

history-making US Vice President
Explores the life and career of Kamala Harris, the first black and Asian US woman Vice President.

Becoming

mi historia adaptada para j?venes
2021
An autobiography of lawyer and American First Lady Michelle Obama.

Infinite wonder

an astronaut's photographs from a year in space
2018
A collection of photographs taken by Commander Scott Kelly documenting his journey on the International Space Station, 250 miles above the earth.

Michelle Obama

2019
Explores the life of Michelle Obama, former First Lady and child and veteran rights activist.

Mi historia

Former first lady Michelle Obama reflects on her childhood, path to becoming a lawyer, her relationship with former president Barack, her time in the White House, and life after the presidency. She looks back at the struggles of being a woman of color in white male-dominated professions, and how she overcame to succeed alongside her husband. Mrs. Obama discusses her personal initiatives as first lady, including a focus on health, physical activity, and nutrition, while also looking at her dual roles as a professional mom. She finally reflects on her husband's political career, from the early arguments about his desire to run for president to the campaign trail, and finally to his swearing in as the forty-fourth president. Includes a selection of candid photographs.

Mi historia

Former first lady Michelle Obama reflects on her childhood, path to becoming a lawyer, her relationship with former president Barack, her time in the White House, and life after the presidency. She looks back at the struggles of being a woman of color in white male-dominated professions, and how she overcame to succeed alongside her husband. Mrs. Obama discusses her personal initiatives as first lady, including a focus on health, physical activity, and nutrition, while also looking at her dual roles as a professional mom. She finally reflects on her husband's political career, from the early arguments about his desire to run for president to the campaign trail, and finally to his swearing in as the forty-fourth president. Includes a selection of candid photographs.

Become a leader like Michelle Obama

A brief biography of former first lady Michelle Obama that chronicles her life and career.

Scott Kelly

astronaut twin who spent a year in space
Scott Kelly, an American astronaut, went to space in the 1990s and 2000s. In 2015, he spent nearly a year in space. While there, his body was compared to his twin's on the ground. The data helped us learn about the impacts of space on the human body. Learn more about Kelly's life as an astronaut.

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