In this beautiful and empowering picture-book biography of presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Times bestselling author Winter and award-winning illustrator Colón illuminate her distinguished life and career. This stunning project follows Clinton from her early years as an outspoken student at Wellesley College and Yale Law School to marrying Bill Clinton and raising daughter Chelsea, to becoming First Lady of the United States and then a U.S. Senator and Secretary of State. Here is the inspiring story of the woman who may soon change the world—into a place where a girl can dream of growing up to be president.
About the Author
Jonah Winter has written many highly acclaimed, bestselling books for children, including Barack, a New York Times bestseller. His other books include You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!, which was named an ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book and a Booklist Top of the List; You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!, which received four starred reviews and was named a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book; Here Comes the Garbage Barge!, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; and Dizzy, recipient of Best Book of the Year citations from Booklist, School Library Journal, The Horn Book, The Bulletin, and Kirkus Reviews.
Raul Colón is the illustrator of many award-winning picture books, including Draw!, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; Annie and Helen by Deborah Hopkinson; Child of the Civil Rights Movement by Paula Young Shelton; and Tomás and the Library Lady by Pat Mora. His works have received the Pura Belpré Award, Gold and Silver Medals from the Society of Illustrators, and two Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Awards.
Praise for Jonah Winter's Lillian's Right to Vote:
"Moving.... Stirs up a potent mixture of grief, anger, and pride at the history of black people’s fight for access to the ballot box." —The New York Times
"A much-needed picture book that will enlighten a new generation about battles won and a timely call to uphold these victories in the present." —Kirkus Reviews, Starred
"A valuable introduction to and overview of the civil rights movement." —Publishers Weekly, Starred
"An important book that will give you goose bumps." —Booklist, Starred
Praise for Jonah Winter's You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!:
“Even adults who are indifferent to baseball will likely be so drawn into Mays’ story and Winter’s rousing text that they’ll want to gather up a crowd just to read this one aloud." —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, Starred
“A must-have for baseball fans.” — Publishers Weekly, Starred
“An all-star gem to share with grandparents, parents, children, baseball fans and anyone else.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred
“The Say Hey Kid had style to spare, and so does this irrepressible book.” —Booklist, Starred
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