Leading the Way: Women in Power

Author(s): Janet Howell; Theresa Howell; Alexandra Bye (Illustrator); Kylie Akia (Illustrator); Hillary Rodham Clinton (Foreword by)

Feminism/Women's Studies | Feminist

In this engaging and highly accessible compendium for young readers and aspiring power brokers, Virginia Senator Janet Howell and her daughter-in-law Theresa Howell spotlight the careers of fifty American women in politics -- and inspire readers to make a difference. With foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton.


 


Meet some of the most influential leaders in America, including Jeannette Rankin, who, in 1916, became the first woman elected to Congress; Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to Congress; Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court; and Bella Abzug, who famously declared, "This woman's place is in the House . . . the House of Representatives " This engaging and wide-ranging collection of biographies highlights the actions, struggles, and accomplishments of more than fifty of the most influential leaders in American political history -- leaders who have stood up, blazed trails, and led the way.


 


Features:
Bella Abzug
Abigail Adams
Madeleine Albright
Tammy Baldwin
Mary McLeod Bethune
Hattie Wyatt Caraway
Soledad Ch vez Chac n
Shirley Chisholm
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Elizabeth Dole
Tammy Duckworth
Crystal Bird Fauset
Dianne Feinstein
Geraldine Ferraro
Betty Ford
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Ella T. Grasso
Nikki Haley
Fannie Lou Hamer
Kamala Harris
Patricia Roberts Harris
Carla Hayden
Mazie Hirono
Diane Humetewa
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Barbara Jordan
Clare Boothe Luce
Wilma Mankiller
Susana Martinez
Patsy Takemoto Mink
Carol Moseley Braun
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Sandra Day O'Connor
Nancy Pelosi
Frances Perkins
Jeannette Rankin
Condoleezza Rice
Eleanor Roosevelt
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Nellie Tayloe Ross
Susanna Madora Salter
Lottie Shackelford
Margaret Chase Smith
Sonia Sotomayor
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Mary Church Terrell
Elizabeth Warren
Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Edith Wilson
Victoria Woodhull

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781536208467
  • : Candlewick Press
  • : Candlewick Press
  • : October 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 144
  • : Janet Howell; Theresa Howell; Alexandra Bye (Illustrator); Kylie Akia (Illustrator); Hillary Rodham Clinton (Foreword by)
  • : Hardback