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! 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,"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2016
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780763678937
0763678937
Branch Call Number: CJ 324.623 R592A 2016
Characteristics: 1 volume : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Hooper, Hadley - Illustrator

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