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Who Is Kamala Harris? / by Kirsten Anderson ; illustrated by Manuel Gutierrez.

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Milton-Freewater Public Library.

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Summary:

On November 7, 2020, Kamala Harris, a senator from California, became the first woman and the first African-American and South Asian-American person to be elected to the vice presidency. While her nomination for this position was not unexpected, her rise to national prominence was one filled with unexpected turns and obstacles. After failing her first bar exam to become a lawyer, she tried again and passed. From there, she quickly rose through the legal ranks, serving as district attorney of San Francisco, then California's attorney general, and soon, senator. As a politician, Kamala Harris has been a vocal champion of progressive reforms and women's rights. This exciting story details the defining moments of what led to her nomination and all the monumental ones since that have shaped her career and the future of America.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Milton-Freewater Public Library j921 Harri (Text) 37862000473819 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 02/23/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593384497
  • ISBN: 0593384490
  • Physical Description: 49 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York ; Penguin Workshop, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Official Who HQ now"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 48-49).
Formatted Contents Note:
Who is Kamala Harris? -- Shyamala and the girls -- For the people -- DA -- First and first -- Veep -- Timelines.
Summary, etc.:
On November 7, 2020, Kamala Harris, a senator from California, became the first woman and the first African-American and South Asian-American person to be elected to the vice presidency. While her nomination for this position was not unexpected, her rise to national prominence was one filled with unexpected turns and obstacles. After failing her first bar exam to become a lawyer, she tried again and passed. From there, she quickly rose through the legal ranks, serving as district attorney of San Francisco, then California's attorney general, and soon, senator. As a politician, Kamala Harris has been a vocal champion of progressive reforms and women's rights. This exciting story details the defining moments of what led to her nomination and all the monumental ones since that have shaped her career and the future of America.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Subject: Harris, Kamala, 1964- > Juvenile literature.
United States. Congress. Senate > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Legislators > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women legislators > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Attorneys general > California > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Public prosecutors > California > San Francisco > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women presidential candidates > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Presidential candidates > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Vice-presidents > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Racially mixed people > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women legislators.
Legislators.
Women vice presidents.
Presidential candidates.
Vice-Presidents > United States.
Women > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
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