Madam President: The Extraordinary, True (and Evolving) Story of Women in Politics (Revised, Updated)
Catherine Thimmesh's inspiring look at the role of women in American politics--past, present, and future--is now available with updated sections on Hillary Rodham Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, and Nancy Pelosi. From the time our government was being formed, women have fought their way from behind the scenes to the center of power and decision making. So, why not a woman in the White House? Two thousand eight may be the year!
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About the Author
Catherine Thimmesh is the award-winning author of many books for children, including Girls Think of Everything and Team Moon, winner of the Sibert Medal. Her books have received numerous starred reviews, appeared on best books lists, and won many awards, including the IRA Children's Book Award and Minnesota Book Award. She lives in Minnesota with her family. www.catherinethimmesh.com.
A lively introduction to women's political achievements.
A good choice in this election year, Madam President is an entertaining and informative choice.
A sassily organized and argued rallying cry for girls-soon-to-be-women to stake a claim for Executive Office.