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, including Sonia Sotomayor, Sally Ride, and more!
Praise for She Persisted: Margaret Chase Smith:
"Gives readers excellent reasons to remember this pioneering woman politician." --Kirkus Reviews
"An important addition to the biography section of any library." --School Library Journal