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Mama in Congress: Rashida Tlaib's Journey to Washington

This book is about Rashida Tlaib
Dive into the vivid and compelling narrative of "Mama in Congress: Rashida Tlaib's Journey to Washington," an inspiring picture book that traces the life of Rashida Tlaib, one of the first Muslim women to serve in the U.S. Congress. Released on September 20, 2022, this beautifully illustrated story starts with a heartwarming conversation between Rashida's sons, setting the stage for an exploration of her remarkable ascent from the streets of Detroit to the halls of power in Washington, D.C. Through the eyes of her children, the book paints a portrait of a trailblazing woman who broke through racial, gender, and religious barriers, driven by her deep commitment to justice and equality. Honored by the Arab American Book Awards and featured on the American Library Association's Rise! Feminist Book Project List, this book is an essential read for elementary school students exploring themes of gender equality, immigrant rights, and racial justice. "Mama in Congress" not only educates young readers about civic engagement but also inspires them to believe that they, too, can make a difference in the world.
Published by Clarion Books on September 20, 2022
40 pages
ISBN: 9780358683438
Best for readers in Elementary School
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