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Elizabeth Warren

Written by Susan Wood and illustrated by Sarah Green

Published by Abrams

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"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"--

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  • Age Range: 6-9
  • Pages: 48
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: August 7, 2018
  • ISBN: 1419731629
  • ISBN 13: 978-1419731624
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Susan Wood

Susan Wood is the author of many picture books, including American Gothic and Esquivel! She lives in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Susan Wood
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Sarah Green

Sarah Green is a California born-and-based illustrator. This is her first solo book but not her first foray into children's books. She studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and graduated in 2014.

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