Thursday, July 30, 2009
July 30 Birthday: Patricia Schroeder
Patricia Schroeder, politician
July 30, 1940-
Amelia to Zora: Twenty-Six Women Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy (Charlesbridge, 2005)
Schroeder was a member of the House of Representatives for 24 years and is known for many “firsts.” She is currently the President of the Association of American Publishers.
Kids in the House, a U.S. government site educates visitors about Congress and how laws are made.