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Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles
Contributor(s): Rockliff, Mara (Author), Hooper, Hadley (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0763678937     ISBN-13: 9780763678937
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2016
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - United States - 20th Century
- Juvenile Fiction | Travel
- Juvenile Fiction | Politics & Government
Dewey: E
LCCN: 2015940254
Age Level: 5-8
Grade Level: Kindergarten-3
Lexile Measure: 750(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.5" H x 10.19" W x 11.69" (1.35 lbs) 40 pages
- Sex & Gender - Girl's Interest
- Chronological Period - 1900-1919
- Chronological Period - 20th Century
Features: Bibliography, Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 05/15/2016
Publishers Weekly 05/23/2016
Booklist 06/01/2016 pg. 98
School Library Journal 07/01/2016 pg. 95
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 185152
Reading Level: 4.3   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Publisher Description:
The author of Mesmerized delivers another fascinating glimpse into history, this time the story of two brave suffragists on a trek across America to spread the word: Votes for Women

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 The women's suffrage movement was in full swing, and Nell and Alice would not let anything keep them from spreading the word about equal voting rights for women. Braving blizzards, deserts, and naysayers--not to mention a whole lot of tires stuck in the mud--the two courageous friends made their way through the cities and towns of America to further their cause. One hundred years after Nell and Alice set off on their trip, Mara Rockliff revives their spirit in a lively and whimsical picture book, with exuberant illustrations by Hadley Hooper bringing their inspiring historical trek to life.

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