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Shirley Chisholm

Author: Jill S Pollack
Publisher: New York : F. Watts, 1994.
Series: First book.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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An interesting biography of this African American, with emphasis on her political career in Washington, D.C. Shirley Chisholm's family stressed the importance of education. As an African American & a woman in the 1940s, she met many obstacles. This book describes how she overcame them to break barriers, becoming a New York Assemblywoman & the first black woman in the U.S. House of Representatives. Part of the First  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Shirley Chisholm; Shirley Chisholm; Shirley Chisholm
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill S Pollack
ISBN: 0531201686 9780531201688
OCLC Number: 28711226
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: First book.
Responsibility: Jill S. Pollack.

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An interesting biography of this African American, with emphasis on her political career in Washington, D.C. Shirley Chisholm's family stressed the importance of education. As an African American & a woman in the 1940s, she met many obstacles. This book describes how she overcame them to break barriers, becoming a New York Assemblywoman & the first black woman in the U.S. House of Representatives. Part of the First Book series.

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