Made in the USA.
Made by Cecile Richards. Adapted for young readers by Ruby Shamir.
Made of 244 pages of standing up, speaking out, and finding the courage to lead.
Cecile Richards is a national leader for women's rights and social and economic justice. As president of Planned Parenthood from 2006-2018, Richards has worked to increase affordable access to reproductive health care and strengthen the movement for sexual and reproductive rights. She has been fighting for what she believes in ever since she was taken to the principal’s office in seventh grade for wearing an armband in protest of the Vietnam War. She had an extraordinary childhood in ultra-conservative Texas, where her father, a civil rights attorney, and her mother, an avid activist and the first female governor of Texas, taught their kids to be troublemakers.
A memoir adapted for readers ages 10 and up.
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