Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

Kirsten Anderson

Book - 2021

"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."--

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Series
Who is-- .
Who HQ NOW.
Subjects
Genres
Biographies
Published
New York : Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House [2021]
Language
English
Physical Description
49 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Audience
Ages 8-12
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page 48-49).
ISBN
9780593226407
0593226402
9780593226414
0593226410
Main Author
Kirsten Anderson (author)
Other Authors
Manuel (Illustrator) Gutiérrez (illustrator)
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  • Boston
  • Standing Rock
  • The upstart
  • AOC
  • Timelines.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Illustrated biographies featuring a range of fascinating figures from history (and current figures, too!) provide great information and entertainment through short chapters and illustrations that will appeal to reluctant readers as well as middle readers in general. Simultaneous and eBook. Illustrations.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

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.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

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.