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There are no picture book biographies of Donald Trump

A quick search of the Horn Book Guide Online shows three picture book biographies of Hillary Clinton, including these two new ones (both published in January 2016):

WINTER_Hillary  markel_Hillary 
And this one from 2008, revised in August 2015:

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Then there’s this new YA biography:

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UPDATED: And this new middle-grade biography (which I missed in the original post — thank you Cynthia Levinson!)

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UPDATED: And an upcoming easy reader (which I also missed — thank you Shana Corey!)

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Along with sixteen volumes of series nonfiction (here are two):

epstein_hillary  tieck_hillary
And here’s once place where she and Donald Trump overlap:

burlingame_HillaryPeople  wooten_trump
For now, there appear to be no Bernie books… but that may well change! Check back next year. UPDATED: But wait! There’s this graphic novel by 2x Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Ted Rall, which is not specifically YA but “is totally upper MG/YA-friendly” — thank you Marjorie Ingall!

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UPDATED 10/18: And now thanks to comedian Michael Ian Black, there’s this:trump_cover-pict

Elissa Gershowitz About Elissa Gershowitz

Elissa Gershowitz is executive editor of The Horn Book, Inc. She is a current member of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee.

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  1. Hello, Elissa. If you write again about books about presidential candidates, I hope you’ll consider including my middle grade biography, which came out on the same date and with the same publisher as Michelle Markel’s picture book. It’s called Hillary Rodham Clinton: Do All the Good You Can (Balzer + Bray, 2016). Thank you!
    Cynthia

  2. Elissa Gershowitz Elissa Gershowitz says:

    Yes! Thank you! I’ll amend this post.

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