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Author Conkling, Winifred, author.
Title Votes for women! : American suffragists and the battle for the ballot / Winifred Conkling.
Pub Info Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, [2018]
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 Osterville-Childrens  J 324.6 CONKLING     AVAILABLE
 Brewster-Young Adult  YA 324.62 CON     AVAILABLE
 Brooks(Harwich)-YA  YA 324.6 CON     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Young Adult  YA 324.6 Con     AVAILABLE
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Edition First edition.
Descript 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Audience 1100L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG+ 8.5 12 12 196237
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 280-284) and index.
Contents "Oh, my daughter, I wish you were a boy!": before Seneca Falls -- "All men and women are created equal": Seneca Falls Convention, 1848 -- "The right is ours": creating a national suffrage movement -- "In thought and sympathy we were one": a feminist friendship -- "You must be true alike to the women and the Negroes": division in the suffrage movement -- "Madam, you are not a citizen": Victoria Woodhull speaks to Congress -- "I have been & gone & done it!!": Susan B. Anthony votes for president -- "We ask justice, we ask equality": forward step by step -- "Failure is impossible!": the next generation -- "Votes for women": the second wave of suffragists -- "How long must women wait for liberty?": parades and protests -- "Power belongs to good": the silent sentinels -- "This ordeal was the most terrible torture": hungering for justice -- "Don't forget to be a good boy": the battle for ratification -- In her own words : key primary sources.
Summary Relates the story of the 19th Amendment and the nearly eighty-year fight for voting rights for women, covering not only the suffragists' achievements and politics, but also the private journeys that led them to become women's champions.
Subject Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History.
Suffragists -- United States -- History.
Women's rights -- United States -- History.
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History.
Suffragists -- United States -- History.
Women's rights -- United States -- History.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Girls & Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 19th Century.
Genre Young adult nonfiction.
Alt Title American suffragists and the battle for the ballot
ISBN 9781616207342 (hardcover)
1616207345 (hardcover)
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