#11 John McCain: An American Hero by John Perritano
Description of the book:
“Young readers will be moved by this biography of Arizona senator John McCain.” —Booklist This insightful biography of John McCain helps young readers understand how a true American maverick has influenced the Senate—and our country’s politics—always on his own terms. Known for his willingness to stand up to his own party, Senator John McCain has sometimes been called a "maverick." This fascinating biography covers McCain's life, from growing up as the son of a four-star admiral to his own time at the Naval Academy, his service as a pilot, and his experience as a prisoner of war. It explores McCain's 30 years as a senator, as well as his two bids for the presidency. Filled with photographs, and written in an engaging voice, John McCain will appeal to a generation of kids ages 8 and up eager to understand more about one of our nation's most iconic political forces.