Margaret Chase Smith (She Persisted)

by Ruby Shamir (Author) Gillian Flint (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: She Persisted
Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds--including Margaret Chase Smith! In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Ruby Shamir, readers learn about the amazing life of Margaret Chase Smith--and how she persisted. Margaret Chase Smith liked to help people, and she knew she could do that as a member of Congress. She became the first woman to serve in both the House and the Senate, where she supported the space program and more opportunities for women. Her hard work and success helped pave the way for generations of women after her to run for office! Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton and a list of ways that readers can follow in Margaret Chase Smith's footsteps and make a difference! And don't miss out on the rest of the books in the She Persisted series, featuring so many more women who persisted! Praise for She Persisted: Margaret Chase Smith Gives readers excellent reasons to remember this pioneering woman politician. --Kirkus Reviews

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Praise for She Persisted: Margaret Chase Smith

Gives readers excellent reasons to remember this pioneering woman politician. —Kirkus Reviews
Ruby Shamir
Ruby Shamir (www.rubyshamir.com) worked at the White House in the Clinton administration for three and a half years, for two of which she served in the First Lady's office, and she also led Hillary Rodham Clinton's New York Senate office. Now she works as a writer and literary researcher in the Bronx, New York, where she lives with her husband and three children. She is also the author of What's the Big Deal About First Ladies, What's the Big Deal About Freedom, and What's the Big Deal About Elections. Follow Ruby on Twitter @ruby_shamir.

Matt Faulkner (www.mattfaulkner.com) is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator with forty books to his credit. He is married to author and children's librarian Kris Remenar, and they live with their two children and two cats in the lower right-hand corner of Michigan. Follow Matt on Twitter @mattfaulkner1.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780593115893
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Philomel Books
Publication date
October 20, 2021
Series
She Persisted
BISAC categories
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
JNF023000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Girls & Women
JNF025000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | General
Library of Congress categories
United States
Maine
Women legislators
Legislators
Presidential candidates
Women presidential candidates
Smith, Margaret Chase

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