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Author Cooper, Ilene.

Title A woman in the House (and Senate) : how women came to the United States Congress, broke down barriers, and changed the country / by Ilene Cooper ; illustrations by Elizabeth Baddeley ; foreword by former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe.

Publication Info. New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2014]
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 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 320.082 COO    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 320.082 COO    AVAILABLE
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Description ix, 134 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Summary A chronicle of women's contributions to politics in the United States traces the period between the women's suffrage movement and the 2012 election, and includes portraits of such luminaries as Hattie Caraway, Patsy Mink, and Shirley Chisholm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-127) and index.
Audience 1040L Lexile
Note 1040L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 7.6 4 164481
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.6 4 164481
Subject Women -- Political activity -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women legislators -- History -- Juvenile literature.
United States. Congress -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Baddeley, Elizabeth, illustrator.
ISBN 9781419710360 (alk. paper)
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