On-sale September 6, 2022
HarperCollins Children’s Books
An inspiring biography of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from Pura Belpré Honor-winning creators Anika Aldamuy Denise and Loris Lora!
In 2019, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest congresswoman in America. How did this young Puertoriqueña become an unstoppable force in politics? Find out in this accessible and engaging book for young readers.
AOC’s remarkable story begins in her childhood Bronx home and comes full circle the moment AOC became America’s youngest Congresswoman. Ocasio-Cortez’s empowering journey reminds us that everyone, regardless of their age, race, creed, wealth, or zip code, is capable of being a voice for change.
A glossary and resources for changemakers are included at the end of the book.
“The upbeat text and vibrant illustrations depict a positive, youthful persona, and the book’s message about the need for equal rights and services comes through loud and clear.” — Booklist (starred review)
“Pure Moxie.” — Kirkus Reviews