Ruiz, Rachel

When Hillary Rodham Clinton Played Ice Hockey

(4) K-3 Leaders Doing Headstands series. Illustrated by Steliyana Doneva. These picture book biographies include a mix of direct quotes (in bold) and imagined dialogue and focus on childhood lessons that inspired and shaped these subjects. Parks's volume has emotive illustrations but takes a simplistic approach to her activism; Clinton's bio acknowledges the influence of her parents' values, but it's marred by cartoonish illustrations. Afterwords included. Reading list, websites. Glos., ind. Review covers these Leaders Doing Headstands titles: When Hillary Rodham Clinton Played Ice Hockey and When Rosa Parks Went Fishing.


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