Henry B. Gonzalez: Congressman of the People

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Capstone, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
Presents the life and accomplishments of the Texas Congressman who worked hard to fight homelessness, clean up the savings and loan industry, and hold presidents accountable for their actions.
 

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Contents

A Voice that Endured
9
Son of Refugees
17
Finding a Place in the World
27
A Political Calling
35
A New Voice
43
Henry B Goes to Washington
55
A Hero for the Homeless
69
Fearless Leader
75
Honored for Courage
85
A Lasting Impact
91
Life at a Glance
102
Select Bibliography
108
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About the author (2005)

Brenda Haugen started in the newspaper business and had a career as an award-winning journalist before finding her niche as an author. Since then, she has written more than 50 books and edited hundreds more, most of them for children. A graduate of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, Brenda lives in North Dakota with her dog, Alice, who chose Brenda when she went to the Humane Society thinking she was there to adopt another dog.