Kamala Harris

The Truths We Hold

The Truths We Hold

A New York Times bestseller From Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris's commitment to speaking truth is informed by her upbringing. The daughter of immigrants, she was raised in an Oakland, California community that cared deeply about social justice; her parents--an esteemed economist from Jamaica and an admired cancer researcher from India--met as activists in the civil rights movement when they were graduate students at Berkeley. Growing up, Harris herself never hid her passion for justice, and when she became a prosecutor out of law school, a deputy district attorney, she quickly established herself as one of the most innovative change agents in American law enforcement. She progressed rapidly to become the elected District Attorney for San Francisco, and then the chief law enforcement officer of the state of California as a whole. Known for bringing a voice to the voiceless, she took on the big banks during the foreclosure crisis, winning a historic settlement for California's working families. Her hallmarks were applying a holistic, data-driven approach to many of California's thorniest issues, always eschewing stale "tough on crime" rhetoric as presenting a series of false choices. Neither "tough" nor "soft" but smart on crime became her mantra. Being smart means learning the truths that can make us better as a community, and supporting those truths with all our might. That has been the pole star that guided Harris to a transformational career as California’s attorney general, as a United States senator, and now as vice president-elect, grappling in every role with an array of complex issues, from health care and the new economy to immigration, national security, the opioid crisis, and accelerating inequality. By reckoning with the big challenges we face together, drawing on the hard-won wisdom and insight from her own career and the work of those who have most inspired her, Kamala Harris offers in THE TRUTHS WE HOLD a master class in problem solving, in crisis management, and leadership in challenging times. Through the arc of her own life, on into the great work of our day, she communicates a vision of shared struggle, shared purpose, and shared values. In a book rich in many home truths, not least is that a relatively small number of people work very hard to convince a great many of us that we have less in common than we actually do, but it falls to us to look past them and get on with the good work of living our common truth. When we do, our shared effort will continue to sustain us and this great nation, now and in the years to come.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Kamala Harris
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2019-01-08
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9780525560722


Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris

Discover the incredible story of a young daughter of immigrants who would grow up to be the first woman, first Black person, and first South Asian American ever elected Vice President of the United States in this moving picture book biography of Kamala Harris. When Kamala Harris was young, she often accompanied her parents to civil rights marches—so many, in fact, that when her mother asked a frustrated Kamala what she wanted, the young girl responded with: “Freedom!” As Kamala grew from a small girl in Oakland to a senator running for president, it was this long-fostered belief in freedom and justice for all people that shaped her into the inspiring figure she is today. From fighting for the use of a soccer field in middle school to fighting for the people of her home state in Congress, Senator Harris used her voice to speak up for what she believed in and for those who were otherwise unheard. And now this dedication has led her all the way to being elected Vice President of the United States. Told in Nikki Grimes's stunning verse and featuring gorgeous illustrations by Laura Freeman, this picture book biography brings to life a story that shows all young people that the American dream can belong to all of us if we fight for one another.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Nikki Grimes
Publisher : Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Release : 2020-08-25
Total Pages : 40 Pages
ISBN : 9781534462670


Who Is Kamala Harris

Who Is Kamala Harris

The inspiring story of the 2020 Democratic vice presidential nominee, told in the new Who HQ NOW format for trending topics. On August 22, 2020, Kamala Harris, a senator from California, became the first African-American and South Asian-American woman to be selected as the vice presidential running mate on a major party's ticket. While her nomination was not unexpected, her rise to national prominence was one filled with unexpected turns and obstacles. After failing her first bar exam to become a lawyer, she tried again and passed. From there, she quickly rose through the legal ranks, serving as district attorney of San Francisco, then California's attorney general, and soon, senator. As a politician, Kamala Harris has been a vocal champion of progressive reforms and women's rights. This exciting story details the defining moments of what led to her nomination and all the monumental ones since that have shaped her career and the future of America.

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Kirsten Anderson
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2021-01-19
Total Pages : 56 Pages
ISBN : 9780593384503


Superheroes Are Everywhere

Superheroes Are Everywhere

From Vice President Kamala Harris comes a picture book with an empowering message: Superheroes are all around us--and if we try, we can all be heroes too. Now a #1 New York Times bestseller! Before Kamala Harris was elected to the vice presidency, she was a little girl who loved superheroes. And when she looked around, she was amazed to find them everywhere! In her family, among her friends, even down the street--there were superheroes wherever she looked. And those superheroes showed her that all you need to do to be a superhero is to be the best that you can be. In this empowering and joyful picture book that speaks directly to kids, Kamala Harris takes readers through her life and shows them that the power to make the world a better place is inside all of us. And with fun and engaging art by Mechal Renee Roe, as well as a guide to being a superhero at the end, this book is sure to have kids taking up the superhero mantle (cape and mask optional). Praise for Superheroes Are Everywhere: "This [book] offers a solid message: a superhero could be anyone, including you." --Booklist

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Kamala Harris
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2019-01-08
Total Pages : 40 Pages
ISBN : 9781984837516


Kamala Harris Quotes To Live By

Kamala Harris Quotes To Live By

Kamala Harris: Quotes to Live By is a life-affirming collection of over 150 quotes from one of the world's most admired, relevant and exciting public figures today. As the daughter of immigrant parents from India and Jamaica, she rose to become district attorney of San Francisco, attorney general of California, United States senator and finally to achieve the pinnacle of all her firsts: the first female Black and Asian-American Vice President of the United States. Throughout her distinguished career, she has been recognized for speaking the truth, standing up to the powerful, fighting against injustice and inequality and advocating for those who could not defend themselves. Her support for Black Lives Matter and women’s rights, as well as healthcare and immigration, along with her courage and determination, has made her a powerful force in politics and on the world stage.

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Genre : Reference
Author : Orange Hippo!
Publisher : Welbeck Publishing Group
Release : 2021-06-22
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 9781800691490


Kamala S Way

Kamala S Way

A revelatory biography of the first Black woman to stand for Vice President, charting how the daughter of two immigrants in segregated California became one of this country’s most effective power players. There’s very little that’s conventional about Kamala Harris, and yet her personal story also represents the best of America. She grew up the eldest daughter of a single mother, a no-nonsense cancer researcher who emigrated from India at the age of nineteen in search of a better education. She and her husband, an accomplished economist from Jamaica, split up when Kamala was only five. The Kamala Harris the public knows today is tough, smart, quick-witted, and demanding. She’s a prosecutor—her one-liners are legendary—but she’s more reticent when it comes to sharing much about herself, even in her memoirs. Fortunately, former Los Angeles Times reporter Dan Morain has been there from the start. In Kamala’s Way, he charts her career from its beginnings handling child molestation cases and homicides for the Alameda County District Attorney’s office and her relationship as a twenty-nine-year-old with the most powerful man in the state: married Assembly Speaker Willie Brown, a relationship that would prove life-changing. Morain takes readers through Harris’s years in the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, explores her audacious embrace of the little-known Barack Obama, and shows the sharp elbows she deployed to make it to the US Senate. He analyzes her failure as a presidential candidate and the behind-the-scenes campaign she waged to land the Vice President spot. Along the way, he paints a vivid picture of her values and priorities, the kind of people she brings into her orbit, the sorts of problems she’s good at solving, and the missteps, risks, and bold moves she’s made on her way to the top. Kamala’s Way is essential reading for all Americans curious about the woman standing by Joe Biden’s side.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Dan Morain
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2021-01-12
Total Pages : 272 Pages
ISBN : 9781982175788


My Little Golden Book About Kamala Harris

My Little Golden Book About Kamala Harris

A biography about Kamala Harris (U.S. Senator and first women U.S.Vice President) for young readers.

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Genre : JUVENILE NONFICTION
Author : Rajani LaRocca
Publisher : Golden Books
Release : 2021-08
Total Pages : 24 Pages
ISBN : 9780593430224


Meet Kamala Harris

Meet Kamala Harris

Take a Peek Inside of Life of the Most Powerful Woman in the Universe Right Now - the Vice President Kamala Harris.Do you know who Kamala Harris is? If you don't, she's about to become the most powerful woman in the world. She will be:the United States' first female vice presidentthe highest-ranking female elected official in U.S. historyand the first African American and first Asian American vice president.Would you like to learn more about her personal and professional life? Maybe she'll encourage you to take the matter into your hands and one day even surpass her.If you are reading this, this is already your very first step on the amazing journey. This book will light your way, and you will learn more about Kamala Harris' life and work. Inside of this book, you will find the complete Kamal Harris' autobiography together with some lesser-known facts about her.Did you know that she finished high-school in Canada or that she loves Hip-Hop music and that she collects Chuck Taylor shoes?Discover more information like that, and find out everything about the new Vice President of the United States. This book is a perfect read for kids of all ages.Here is what this children's book will offer you:Kamala Harris' childhood and early adolescent yearsHer achievements in private lifeHer breakthroughs in professional lifeLesser-known facts about Kamala HarrisHer hobbies and how she spends her free timeAnd much more!Let this book be an inspiration for you to achieve many great things in your life. Take Kamala's motto just as she took it from her mother - "You may be the first to do many things but make sure you're not the last." What are you waiting for?Scroll up, click on "Buy Now with 1-Click", and Get Your Copy Now!

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Nia Hence
Publisher :
Release : 2021-01-21
Total Pages : 34 Pages
ISBN : 1954727011


Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris

In this book from the highly acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Kamala Harris, the first woman, first Black person, and first South Asian American to be elected vice president of the USA. Little Kamala used to accompany her parents to civil rights marches in California, strapped into her stroller so she wouldn’t get lost. From an early age, she dreamed of becoming a lawyer to help people in need. In school, Kamala felt like she could do anything and everything. She earned a law degree to make sure the most vulnerable were protected by justice. Kamala’s life was full of firsts, including becoming the first woman, Black woman, and South Asian American to be elected vice president. As Kamala stated to little girls everywhere in her speech—she may be the first but she won't be the last. This powerful book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the politician’s life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Publisher : Little People, BIG DREAMS
Release : 2021-09-07
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 9780711265813


Smart On Crime

Smart On Crime

The old approaches to fighting crime just aren't working. Two thirds of people released from prison commit anothercrime within two years. In Smart on Crime, career prosecutor Kamala D. Harris shatters the old distinctions, rooted in false choices and myths, and offers a compelling argument for how to make the criminal justice system truly, not just rhetorically, tough. Harris spells out the necessary shifts that will increase public safety, reduce costs, and strengthen our communities when our politicians and law enforcement officials learn how to become tough and smart on crime.

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Genre : Law
Author : Kamala D. Harris
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Release : 2010-07-01
Total Pages : 210 Pages
ISBN : 9780811876193