Leading the Way: Women in Power

By Janet Howell, Theresa Howell

Illustrated by Kylie Akia, Alexandra Bye

An inspiring and engaging compendium of fifty of the most influential American women in politics, with a foreword by Hillary Clinton.

Meet some of the most influential leaders in America, including Jeannette Rankin, who, in 1916, became the first woman elected to Congress; Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to Congress; Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court; and Bella Abzug, who famously declared, “This woman’s place is in the House . . . the House of Representatives!” This engaging and wide-ranging collection of biographies highlights the actions, struggles, and accomplishments of more than fifty of the most inspiring leaders in American political history – leaders who have stood up, blazed trails, and led the way.

Categories: Non-Fiction

For readers aged: 10+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781536208467
  • Published: 06 Feb 2020
  • Price: £16.99
  • Size: 275 x 240 mm
  • Pages: 144

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