Beyond the Flap

Jill Biden: The Power of a Story

by Terri Barnes

Jill Biden believes in the difference books make. Her mother and grandmother taught her to love books and library visits. As a girl, she often read late into the night, and now Biden encourages her students to be readers and writers. In addition to serving as the US’s Second Lady, Biden is the author of a children’s book, community college English teacher, military mom, and military family advocate who recognizes the power of a story to enrich the lives of children. […]