Joey: The Story of Joe Biden
Joey: The Story of Joe Biden
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Joey: The Story of Joe Biden

Written by Jill Biden and Kathleen Krull & illustrated by Amy June Bates
Published by Simon and Schuster-Paula Wiseman Books
Prices as of Sep 16

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Joey is the first ever picture book about the young life of Joe Biden, the 47th Vice President of the United States, and includes never before told family stories about the presidential candidate and former vice president’s childhood–written by Jill Biden, his spouse. Joe Biden grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the oldest of four children. His parents always encouraged him and his siblings to be independent and strong. The family moved to Wilmington, Delaware, where at twenty-nine, Biden was elected one the youngest United States Senators ever elected. This is his story.

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    Publisher's Weekly
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    "(Jill) Biden's anecdotal portrait of her spouse's early years spotlights his competitiveness and risk-taking...his role as a peacemaker, devoted brother, and defender of bullied peers...and reveals how...high school, when he became a star athlete and class president, paved the way for leadership roles in college and beyond."

    School Library Journal

    "Young readers are likely to find inspiration and aspiration in young Joey as a relatable, athletic, and tenacious kid who grew into a civic leader."

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Book Details

Publication Date
June 30, 2020
Page Count
Reading Age
4 - 8 years
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