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Who was John McCain? / by Michael Burgan ; illustrated by John Hinderliter.

Burgan, Michael, (author.). Hinderliter, John, (illustrator.).

"In 2008, John McCain ran for president against Barack Obama, becoming a well-known national figure. But his presidential campaign was only one of the many inspirational things John accomplished in his lifetime! John was a decorated member of the US Navy who survived being a prisoner of war in Vietnam. He served as an Arizona senator for thirty years, right up until his passing in 2018. Learn all about John McCain and his life as politician who always tried to work across the aisle and to treat people fairly in this book about the maverick patriot" -- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780593383681
  • ISBN: 0593383680
  • ISBN: 9780593383698
  • ISBN: 0593383699
  • ISBN: 9781518284069
  • ISBN: 151828406X
  • Physical Description: 107 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-107).
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was John McCain? -- A military family -- Prisoner of war -- On to politics -- Becoming a national figure -- Another race for president -- A respected voice -- Last battles -- Timelines -- Bibliography.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Subject: McCain, John, 1936-2018 > Juvenile literature.
Legislators > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
United States. Congress. Senate > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Presidential candidates > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Prisoners of war > Vietnam > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Prisoners of war > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Adams County Library System.


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Trone Memorial Library (East Berlin) JBIOG MCC (Text) 35740636020778 Juvenile Biography Available -

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