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Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi Calls the House to Order

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Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi Calls the House to Order

By  Carole Boston Weatherford , Illustrated By  Chris Hsu
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This empowering picture book tells the story of Nancy Pelosi, the first female Speaker of the House and one of the most powerful women in US politics!

Nancy Pelosi is a beacon of patriotism and integrity, demonstrating strength and leadership in her over 30 years in public office. A politician, mother of five, and tireless advocate for the underprivileged, she has dedicated her life to correcting injustice and inequality, and she serves her country with confidence and compassion. Rising from the California Democratic Party Chair to House Minority Leader to become the first woman Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi is a gifted leader and an inspiration to young women everywhere.

This picture book chronicles the life of one of the United States's most influential women, telling a story that is equal parts moving and empowering.

Carole Boston Weatherford has written many award-winning books for children, including Coretta Scott King winner RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul; Newbery Honor winner BOX: Henry Box Brown Mails Himself to Freedom; Caldecott Honor winners Freedom in Congo Square; Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer; and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, as well as Golden Kite Award winners Dear Mr. Rosenwald; Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library; and The Roots of Rap. She is currently a professor of English at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina where she created a hip-hop course. Find out more about her at cbweatherford.com.

Chris Hsu is a traditionally trained artist and animation background painter whose credits include the animated spy comedy Archer and an upcoming Marvel animated project. His picture book work, which includes the award-winning The Boo- Boos That Changed the World and I Am Someone Else: Poems About Pretending, is heavily influenced by art history and music. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, and raised in Florida, he's currently based in the Southeast with his wife and two funny and lovely daughters.

ISBN: 9781499811896

ISBN-10: 9781499811896

Publisher: little bee books

Publication Date: 09/07/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/07/2021 - 12:00am

Pages: 40

Language: English

Categories

Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Political

Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States

Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Modern