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Author Wood, Susan, 1965- author.
Title Elizabeth Warren : nevertheless, she persisted / text by Susan Wood ; pictures by Sarah Green.
Pub Info New York, NY : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2018.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Warren     AVAILABLE
 Hyannis Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY Warren     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 328.7309 WARREN     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J BIOG WAR     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Summary The story of the first woman senator from Massachusetts, a modern-day feminist icon who reminds us to be outspoken, to resist, and--most importantly--to persist.
"This picture book biography will outline the incredible history of Elizabeth Warren, the first female senator from Massachusetts. Elizabeth came from a struggling middle-class family in Oklahoma City. After a heart attack put Elizabeth's father out of work, Elizabeth helped out by babysitting, waitressing, and sewing dresses, all while skipping a grade and shining in her school's debate team. Debate taught Elizabeth how to fight with her words, a skill that eventually won her a state championship and a college scholarship. As a lawyer and law professor, Elizabeth learned why it was so difficult for working-class families like her own to advance economically, and today she continues to fight (with her words) for the poor and middle-class in her role as a politician. The text focuses on the importance of being outspoken--of fighting with words both for yourself and for those that need your help. The backmatter will include an author's note and resources list. Nevertheless, She Persisted is sure to appeal to members of the "resist-erhood" looking for stories of strong female leaders"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Warren, Elizabeth -- Juvenile literature.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Juvenile literature.
Warren, Elizabeth.
United States. Congress. Senate.
Women legislators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Political.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women.
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Genre Picture books.
Add Author Green, Sarah, illustrator.
Alt Title Nevertheless, she persisted
Note Pre-publication title: Nevertheless, she persisted : Elizabeth Warren's fight for fairness
ISBN 9781419731624 (hardcover with jacket)
1419731629 (hardcover with jacket)
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