This biography highlights the life and accomplishments of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Readers learn about Ocasio-Cortez's early life, her beginnings in politics volunteering for Barack Obama, Ted Kennedy, and Bernie Sanders, and her election to the US Congress from New York. Features include a timeline, glossary, fun facts, online resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.