women politicians

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Women's roles

2019
Presents a collection of essays selected from the "New York Times" that looks at the change in women's roles in American society.

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.

Madam Speaker

Nancy Pelosi calls the house to order
2021
"Nancy Pelosi is a beacon of patriotism and integrity, demonstrating strength and leadership in her over 30 years in public office. A politician, mother of five, and tireless advocate for the underprivileged, she has dedicated her life to correcting injustice and inequality, and she serves her country with confidence and compassion. Rising from the California Democratic Party Chair to House Minority Leader to become the first woman Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi is a gifted leader and an inspiration to young women everywhere"--Provided by publisher.

She represents

44 women who are changing politics--and the world
2020
"Each of the forty women profiled in this illustrated YA book demonstrates how women are capable of political and community leadership and activism. Readers will be inspired to pursue their own goals of social change"--Provided by publisher.

Wangari's trees of peace

a true story from Africa
2008
Tells the story of Wangari Maathai, a Nobel Prize-winning environmentalist who, shocked to see entire forests being cut down in her native country of Kenya, decides to take action, beginning with the planting of nine seedlings in her own backyard.

Kamala Harris

"Kamala Harris is . . . [a] prominent political figure. During her time in Congress, she has been an inspiration to many, advocating for equal rights, immigration and criminal justice reform, and a more united country. In this . . . biography, young readers will learn about Harris's life from her childhood to . . . [more recent times] her accomplishments as an attorney, and her challenges in politics"--Provided by publisher.

Kamala Harris

"Kamala Harris is . . . [a] prominent political figure. During her time in Congress, she has been an inspiration to many, advocating for equal rights, immigration and criminal justice reform, and a more united country. In this . . . biography, young readers will learn about Harris's life from her childhood to . . . [more recent times] her accomplishments as an attorney, and her challenges in politics"--Provided by publisher.

Gender diversity in government

2020
Examines the issue of gender diversity in government from a variety of international perspectives.

In good hands

remarkable female politicians from around the world who showed up, spoke out and made change
2020
Profiles nineteen female politicians from around the world who share their wisdom and offer practical advice; and presents a playbook for how to run a campaign.

She spoke

14 women who raised their voices and changed the world
Presents brief profiles of women who changed the world, including Temple Grandin, Malala Yousafzai, and Hilary Rodham Clinton. Includes audio feature that allows the reader to hear each woman's voice.

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