She Persisted : Wilma Mankiller HC

SKU: 9780593403037

Author:
Traci Sorell
Grade Levels:
Three, Four, Five
Nation:
Cherokee
Book Type:
Hardcover
Pages:
80
Publisher:
Philomel Books
Copyright Data:
2022

Price:
Sale price$19.99

Description

By author Traci Sorell, Cherokee Nation, and author series Chelsea Clinton. Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger and Gillian Flint

Wilma Mankiller grew up with the knowledge that, as a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, her people had long suffered mistreatment at the hands of the US government. As she got older and learned more about the injustices they had faced and continued to face, she dedicated her life to helping Native Nations and their citizens reclaim their rights. She went on to become the first woman Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.

In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Traci Sorell, readers learn about the amazing life of Wilma Mankiller--and how she persisted.

Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton, black-and-white illustrations throughout, and a list of ways that readers can follow in Wilma Mankiller's footsteps and make a difference!  Part of a series : She Persisted.

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