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Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

Illustrated by Manuel Gutierrez

Paperback

$4.99
Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

About the Book

The inspiring story of the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, told in the new Who HQ Now format for trending topics.

On June 26, 2018, twenty-eight-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a bartender from New York City, became the youngest woman ever elected to serve on Congress. Her win shocked the political world and she became a celebrity overnight. Soon, everyone knew her by her initials: AOC. As soon as she was sworn into office, AOC became a vocal champion for healthcare for all and the fight against climate change. This exciting story details the defining moments of what led to her victory and all the monumental ones since that have shaped her into a smart politician willing to fight for others, the environment, and the future of America.

Product Details

On sale: March 16, 2021
Age: 8-12 years
Grade: Grades 6-8
Page count: 56 Pages
ISBN: 9780593226407
Reading level: Lexile: 820L | Fountas/Pinnell: T

Author Bio

Kirsten Anderson is a writer and actress who lives in New York City with her charming Pomeranian, Sunflower. She has written several biographies for children, including Who Was Andy Warhol? and Who Was Robert Ripley?