Around America to Win the Vote

Around America to Win the Vote

Two Suffragists, A Kitten, and 10,000 Miles

Book - 2016
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"In April 1916, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke set out from New York City in a little yellow car, embarking on a bumpy, muddy, unmapped journey ten thousand miles long. They took with them a teeny typewriter, a tiny sewing machine, a wee black kitten, and a message for Americans all across the country: votes for women"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780763678937
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Hooper, Hadley - Illustrator

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Did you know that less than a hundred years ago, American women weren’t allowed to vote? The people who changed this for us were called suffragettes, and sometimes being a suffragette was serious work, and a little scary, but other times it was a grand adventure. Climb into a little yellow car wi... Read More »


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JCLBetM Nov 18, 2018

A fun, inspiring story about suffragists that I hadn't heard before. This book tells the story in a simple, easy-to-follow way, which is delightfully and vibrantly illustrated. The end pages offer even more in-depth info on the long path to women winning the right to vote in America--and I again learned several new facts. Overall, a well-researched book that makes learning enjoyable.

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