Madam President

Madam President

The Extraordinary, True (and Evolving) Story of Women in Politics

By Catherine Thimmesh; Douglas B. Jones (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, Paperback, 9780618971435, 80pp.

Publication Date: February 2008


Catherine Thimmesh’s inspiring look at the role of women in American politicspast, present, and futureis now available with updated sections on Hillary Rodham Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, and Nancy Pelosi. From the time our government was being formed, women have fought their way from behind the scenes to the center of power and decision making. So, why not a woman in the White House? Two thousand eight may be the year!

About the Author
Catherine Thimmesh is the award-winning author of many books for children, including "Team Moon", winner of the Sibert Medal. Her books have received numerous starred reviews, appeared on best books lists, and won many awards, including the IRA Children's Book Award and Minnesota Book Award. She lives in Minnesota with her family. Visit her website at

Catherine Thimmesh is the Sibert Medal?winning author of Team Moon. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her family.