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  • Published: 5 January 2022
  • ISBN: 9780593115909
  • Imprint: Philomel
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $15.99

She Persisted

Margaret Chase Smith




Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds--including Margaret Chase Smith!

In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Ruby Shamir, readers learn about the amazing life of Margaret Chase Smith--and how she persisted.

Margaret Chase Smith liked to help people, and she knew she could do that as a member of Congress. She became the first woman to serve in both the House and the Senate, where she supported the space program and more opportunities for women. Her hard work and success helped pave the way for generations of women after her to run for office!

Complete with an introduction from Chelsea Clinton, black-and-white illustrations throughout, and a list of ways that readers can follow in Margaret Chase Smith's footsteps and make a difference!

And don’t miss out on the rest of the books in the She Persisted series, featuring so many more women who persisted!

Praise for She Persisted: Margaret Chase Smith:

"Gives readers excellent reasons to remember this pioneering woman politician." --Kirkus Reviews

  • Published: 5 January 2022
  • ISBN: 9780593115909
  • Imprint: Philomel
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $15.99

About the authors

Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World; She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History; It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!; Start Now!: You Can Make a Difference and, with Devi Sridhar, Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why? She is also the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, where she works on many initiatives, including those that help empower the next generation of leaders. She lives in New York City with her husband, Marc, their daughter, Charlotte, their son, Aidan, and their dog, Soren. You can follow Chelsea Clinton on Twitter @ChelseaClinton or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/chelseaclinton.

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