Phenomenal AOC: The Roots and Rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez by Denise
A stunning picture book biography about America’s youngest congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, written by Pura Belpré Honor–winning author Anika Aldamuy Denise and illustrated by Loris Lora.
“Women like me weren’t supposed to run for office.”
In 2019, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest congresswoman in America. How did this young Puertorriqueña become an unstoppable force in politics?
Pura Belpré Honor–winning author Anika Aldamuy Denise tells the remarkable story of AOC from her childhood home in the Bronx all the way to the Capitol Building in this inspiring and lyrical picture book biography. Alexandria 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.