Chelsea Clinton's Kids' Book: She Persisted

It's out May 30
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 16, 2017 12:00 PM CDT
Chelsea Clinton Releasing Children's Book
Chelsea Clinton speaks at the Lismore Event Center on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 in Eau Claire, Wis.   (Marisa Wojcik/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)

Chelsea Clinton's newfound visibility continues: The former first daughter is publishing a children's book called She Persisted. Clinton borrowed the phrase from the line Mitch McConnell used to silence Elizabeth Warren, "Nevertheless, she persisted," which has since become a rallying cry for Democrats. The picture book will tell the stories of 13 inspirational women in American history, including Harriet Tubman, Sally Ride, and Sonia Sotomayor, Entertainment Weekly reports. "I wrote this book for everyone who’s ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down, for everyone who’s ever been made to feel less than," Clinton says in a statement. It's out May 30. (Read more Chelsea Clinton stories.)

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