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Who Is Hillary Clinton? (Who Was?) (Paperback)

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By Heather Alexander, Who HQ, Dede Putra (Illustrator)
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Who Is Hillary Clinton? Readers of our New York Times best-selling series can find out now!

At age fourteen, Hillary Clinton thought it would be thrilling to become an astronaut, so she sent an application to NASA. The reply was a flat out rejection: the space program didn't take women. It was a critical moment for the young girl, one that made her realize the world she lived in needed changing and that she had better try to make those changes happen. Clinton's life has been a thrilling series of firsts—First Lady of the US, then first First Lady to become a US Senator, Secretary of State, and the first woman to run as the Democratic candidate for President. This easy-to-read biography gives readers a firm grounding not only in Clinton's life history but the history of the times in which she's lived. It comes out as she makes her historic run for the White House.

About the Author


Heather Alexander has written numerous books for children, including the nonfiction A Child's Introduction to Art and A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology, and the fiction series The Amazing Stardust Friends. She is a former children's book editor and lives in New Jersey.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780448490151
ISBN-10: 0448490153
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2016
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Who Was?

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