The title inspires. And the subject, Hillary Rodham Clinton – our former First Lady, New York State Senator, Presidential Candidate and Secretary of State designate – simply
soars through the pages of this readable children’s book. Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Amy June Bates (Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers, $16.99, ages 5-10) shows readers how, spurred on by her father, Clinton started on her path toward shattering the glass ceiling at an early age. Cataloging both the setbacks and successes of her life, the book details her accomplishments, from speaking up for migrant workers and abused women worldwide to championing healthcare in an enlightening end piece. A recommended and empowering example for young girls.