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Kamala Harris

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

Barbara Jordan

civil rights leader
2021
"Describes the career of congresswoman Barbara Jordan, including her work in the Texas State Senate, time in the US House of Representatives, and her work towards civil rights"--Publisher.

This is what America looks like

my journey from refugee to Congresswoman
2021
"A . . . memoir by progressive trailblazer Ilhan Omar-the first African refugee, the first Somali-American, and one of the first Muslim women, elected to Congress"--Provided by publisher.

The truths we hold

an American journey
The autobiographical memoir of the first woman, African American, and South Asian American to become attorney general of the State of California, and the second black woman ever elected to the United States Senate. Harris discusses the impact that her family and community had on her life, and how she came to discover her own sense of self and purpose.

Kamala Harris

first female vice president
2022
"Kamala Harris broke new ground in the courtroom, in the Senate, and--finally--in the White House. Throughout her life, the first female vice president worked hard to defend the rights of all people and changed the United States forever. Learn all about this trailblazing woman"--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.

This is what America looks like

my journey from refugee to Congresswoman
2020
"A . . . memoir by progressive trailblazer Ilhan Omar-the first African refugee, the first Somali-American, and one of the first Muslim women, elected to Congress"--Provided by publisher.

Carol Moseley Braun, politician and leader

Explores the life of black politician and leader Carol Moseley Braun, the first African American woman elected to the United States Senate, discussing how her work helped bring about important social changes.
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The truths we hold

an American journey
2019
Harris, a United States senator from California, describes how her upbringing and her career as the district attorney for San Francisco and later as California's attorney general influenced her passion for justice. She communicates a vision of shared struggle, shared purpose, and shared values and discusses the core truths that unite us and how to best act on them.

What do you do with a voice like that?

2018
"A picture book of lawyer, politician, and civil rights leader Barbara Jordan."--Provided by publisher.
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