There are no picture book biographies of Donald Trump

A quick search of the Horn Book Guide/Reviews Database shows three picture book biographies of Hillary Clinton, including two new ones (both published in January 2016). And this one from 2008, revised in August 2015:


Then there's this new YA biography:

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

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

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!

UPDATED 10/18: And now thanks to comedian Michael Ian Black, there's this:

Elissa Gershowitz

Elissa Gershowitz is executive editor of The Horn Book, Inc. She holds an MA from the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons University and a BA from Oberlin College.

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Elissa Gershowitz

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

Posted : Mar 01, 2016 08:24

Cynthia Levinson

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

Posted : Mar 01, 2016 08:15


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