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559068
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez : political headliner [Gateway biographies]by Leigh, Anna 

BTSB Prebound(Lerner, 2020)

BTSB #: 559068 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 9-14   
AR: 6.8 MG Lexile: 1000

Subjects: Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria,|d1989- United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Women legislators - United States - Biography Legislators - United States - Biography


Summary: American politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman ever to serve in the US Congress. Learn about the most fascinating details of her life and her career in the House of Representatives.


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095022
Amazing age of John Roy Lynch by Barton, Chris 

BTSB Prebound(Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2015)

BTSB #: 095022 Available

Dewey: 328.7309/BAges: 7-10   
AR: 5.7 LG RC: 6.4 3-5 Lexile: 920 F&P: T

Subjects: Lynch, John Roy,|d1847-1939 United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography African American legislators - Biography Legislators - Biography Reconstruction (1865-1876) African American politicians - Mississippi - Biography United States - Politics and government|y1865-1900 Mississippi - Politics and government|y1865-1950


Summary: A picture book biography of John Roy Lynch, one of the first African-Americans elected into the United States Congress.


878910
Deb Haaland [My Itty-Bitty Bio]by Thiele, June 

BTSB Prebound(Cherry Lake, 2022)

BTSB #: 878910 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 1.8 LG Lexile: 460

Subjects: Haaland, Debra A.,|d1960- United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Women legislators - United States - Biography Native American legislators - United States - Biography Legislators - United States - Biography Pueblo women - Biography Pueblo Indians - Biography New Mexico - Biography


Summary: Examines the life of Deb Haaland, the first confirmed Native American Cabinet secretary.


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924763
Faith of Elijah Cummings : the north star of equal justice by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Random House Studio, 2021)

BTSB #: 924763 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 6-8   


Subjects: Cummings, Elijah United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography African American legislators - Maryland - Biography African American civil rights workers - Biography


Summary: A picture book biography of Elijah Cummings, outlining major events in his childhood, career and fight for justice.


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164400
Fall down seven times, stand up eight : Patsy Takemoto Mink and the fight for Title IX by Bryant, Jen 

BTSB Prebound(Quill Tree Books, 2022)

BTSB #: 164400 Available

Dewey: 328/BAges: 4-8   


Subjects: Mink, Patsy T.,|d1927-2002 United States.|tEducation Amendments of 1972.|pTitle IX United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Japanese Americans - Biography Women legislators - Biography Women's rights Equality


Summary: Explores the life of Patsy Mink, the first BIPOC woman--and first Asian American woman--elected to Congress who helped create Title IX, the law that requires federally funded schools to treat boys and girls equally.


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703536
John Lewis [You should meet, Ready-to-read]by Patrick, Denise Lewis 

Paperback(Simon Spotlight, 2021)

BTSB #: 703536 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 6-8   


Subjects: Lewis, John,|d1940-2020 United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Civil rights workers - United States - Biography Civil rights movements - Southern States - History|y20th century African Americans - Civil rights - Southern States - History|y20th century Legislators - United States - Biography African American legislators - Biography


Summary: From the time John Lewis asked Dr. Martin Luther King to help integrate a segregated school in his hometown as a teenager, he never stopped organizing, from Freedom Rides, to the marches in Selma and Washington, and more. He believed in getting into "good trouble" for good causes, and became a civil rights activist and United States Representative.


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703538
John Lewis [Ready-to-read, You should meet]by Patrick, Denise Lewis 

BTSB Prebound(Simon Spotlight, 2021)

BTSB #: 703538 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 6-8   


Subjects: Lewis, John,|d1940-2020 United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Civil rights workers - United States - Biography Civil rights movements - Southern States - History|y20th century African Americans - Civil rights - Southern States - History|y20th century Legislators - United States - Biography African American legislators - Biography


Summary: From the time John Lewis asked Dr. Martin Luther King to help integrate a segregated school in his hometown as a teenager, he never stopped organizing, from Freedom Rides, to the marches in Selma and Washington, and more. He believed in getting into "good trouble" for good causes, and became a civil rights activist and United States Representative.


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512063
Patsy Mink [She persisted]by Keller, Tae 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel, 2022)

BTSB #: 512063 In Bindery

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 6-9   


Subjects: Mink, Patsy T.,|d1927-2002 United States.|tEducation Amendments of 1972.|pTitle IX United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Japanese Americans - Biography Women legislators - Biography


Summary: When Patsy Mink won her seat in the House of Representatives as a Democrat from Hawaii, she became the first woman of color and the first Asian American woman elected to Congress. A co-author of the Title XI amendment of the Higher Education Act, she was a champion of rights for women, children, immigrants, and minorities throughout her twenty-four years in Congress.


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095066
Que haces con una voz asi? : la historia de la extraordinaria Congresista Barbara Jordan by Barton, Chris 

PaperbackSPANISH(Beach Lane Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 095066 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 4-8   


Subjects: Jordan, Barbara,|d1936-1996 United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Legislators - United States - Biography African American women legislators - Biography African American women legislators - Texas - Biography Spanish language - Reading materials Texas - Politics and government|y1951-


Summary: A picture book on lawyer, politician, and civil rights leader Barbara Jordan. In Spanish.


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951944
Shirley Chisholm dared : the story of the first black woman in Congress by Williams, Alicia R. 

BTSB Prebound(Anne Schwartz Books, 2021)

BTSB #: 951944 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 4-8   
Lexile: 770 AD F&P: O

Subjects: Chisholm, Shirley,|d1924-2005 United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography African Americans - Biography Legislators - United States - Biography Presidential candidates - United States - Biography Teachers - United States - Biography


Summary: An inspiring picture book biography about Shirley Chisholm.


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205494
Shirley Chisholm is a verb! by Chambers, Veronica 

BTSB Prebound(Dial Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BTSB #: 205494 In Bindery

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 5.1 LG F&P: R

Subjects: Chisholm, Shirley,|d1924-2005 - Biography United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography African American women - Biography Legislators - United States - Biography Presidential candidates - United States - Biography Teachers - United States - Biography


Summary: A picture book biography celebrating the life and contributions of Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman in Congress, who sought the Democratic nomination to be the president of the United States.


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363842
Slave who went to Congress by Rosner, Marti 

BTSB Prebound(NewSouth Books, 2020)

BTSB #: 363842 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 7-8   


Subjects: Turner, Benjamin Sterling,|d1825-1894 United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography African American politicians - Alabama - Biography Legislators - United States - Biography Slaves - Alabama - Biography Alabama - Politics and government|y19th century


Summary: A biography of Benjamin Turner, who spent the first 40 years of his life as a slave, but in 1870 was elected to the U.S. Congress.


252397
We're better than this : my fight for the future of our democracy by Cummings, Elijah 

BTSB Prebound(Harper, 2021)

BTSB #: 252397 Available

Dewey: 328/AAges: 8-12   


Subjects: Cummings, Elijah United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Legislators - United States - Biography African Americans - Biography Race relations


Summary: Takes kids on a journey through the highs and lows of Congressman Elijah Cumming's trailblazing life, from his formative years as the son of former sharecroppers all the way through his time working in Congress during the Trump Administration.


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095048
What do you do with a voice like that? : the story of extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan (with TX Bluebonnet Logo) by Barton, Chris 

BTSB Prebound(Beach Lane Books, 2018)

BTSB #: 095048 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 6-9   
AR: 4.6 LG RC: 4.7 K-2 Lexile: 770

Subjects: Jordan, Barbara,|d1936-1996 United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Legislators - United States - Biography African American women legislators - Biography African American women legislators - Texas - Biography Texas - Politics and government|y1951-


Summary: A picture book on lawyer, politician, and civil rights leader Barbara Jordan.


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