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Around America to win the Vote : : two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles

Rockliff, Mara. Book - 2016 Kids Book / Picture Books / Historical / Rockliff, Mara, E ROC 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 0 out of 5

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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! The womens 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 naysayersnot to mention a whole lot of tires stuck in the mudthe 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,"--Amazon.com.

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PUBLISHED
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2016.
Year Published: 2016
Description: 1 volume : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
0763678937
9780763678937

ADDITIONAL CREDITS
Hooper, Hadley.

SUBJECTS
Suffragists.
Women -- History.
Women's rights -- History.