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Explore one of the most powerful and highest-ranking female figures in American history with this biography of Vice President Kamala Harris in this Level 2 reader.
On January 20, 2021, Kamala Harris made history. That day, she became the first woman, the first Black American, and the first South Asian American to be elected as Vice President of the United States. Young readers will learn about Harris’s childhood, her early career, and her journey that led to winning the vice presidency. This early reader also explores how Harris devoted her life to helping others, from serving as the Attorney General of California, to being elected as a U.S. Senator, to working alongside President Joe Biden on the campaign trail and in the White House.
The level 2 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging information for independent readers. Explore Harris’s life, achievements, and the challenges she faced along the way to becoming a barrier-breaking leader and an inspiration to young people everywhere.
Key features include:
- Expert-vetted text appropriate for ages 5 to 8
- Engaging and brilliant historical images sourced by National Geographic
- Fun approach to high-interest biographies
Praise for National Geographic Readers:
“Reliable in format and solid in execution, this series works well to introduce children of varying
levels of reading comfort to nonfiction and research formats.”
—Maggie Reagan, Booklist
Complete your collection with these popular National Geographic Biography Readers:
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- National Geographic Readers: Harriet Tubman (Level 2)
- National Geographic Readers: Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Level 3)
- National Geographic Readers: Barack Obama (Level 2)
About the Author
Tonya K. Grant is an elementary school librarian and former classroom teacher. She is committed to promoting reading and strives to inspire all children to read and see themselves in books. Her magazine credits include Clubhouse Jr., Highlights, and ParentLife. She’s also published in two books in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. When she’s not reading or writing, she enjoys watching movies, knitting, and working out. She lives in McDonough, Georgia with her husband and two sons. Follow her on Twitter - @TKGrant1
Reliable in format and solid in execution, this series works well to introduce children of varying levels of reading comfort to nonfiction and research formats.—Maggie Reagan, Booklist