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Joseph Biden

our 46th president
"[An] illustrated biography discussing the childhood, career, family, and election of Joseph Biden, forty-sixth president of the United States"--Provided by publisher.

The last American hero

the remarkable life of John Glenn
Shares the life of John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth.

100,000 first bosses

my unlikely path as a 22-year-old lawmaker
The underdog story of Will Haskell, who became a Democratic state Senator in 2018 at age twenty-two--taking on an incumbent who had been undefeated for Haskell's entire life and earning an endorsement from President Obama--and is determined to pave the way for his peers to transform government from the bottom up.

Madam Speaker

Nancy Pelosi and the lessons of power
Chronicles the life of Nancy Pelosi, the first female Speaker of the House, and details her early life, political career, and legacy. Examines how she has changed the political landscape throughout her career. Includes color and black-and-white photographs.

Across that bridge

a vision for change and the future of America
Demonstrates how lessons and advances from the Civil Rights Movement can be applied to modern discussions of social inequality. Discusses how ordinary citizens can guide themselves through social change in order to form a more peaceful society.

Kamala Harris

first female US vice president
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.

The story of John Lewis

a biography book for new readers
"John Lewis was a civil rights leader and United States congressman who never stopped speaking up for justice, equality, and peace. Before he marched with Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights movement, John was a thoughtful kid who loved learning, but wasn't able to go to a good school because of segregation. He wanted to make a difference in his community, so he organized peaceful protests to end segregation and fight for equal rights for Black Americans. Explore how John went from being a young farm boy to a famous activist, politician, and leader"--Provided by publisher.

Patrick Henry

first among patriots
Chronicles the life of American patriot Patrick Henry who was instrumental in the beginning of the American Revolution but was against the Constitution.

Joe Biden

46th US President
Explores the life and career of Joe Biden, the 46th US president.

Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

A look at the life and career of United States Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.


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