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How Women Won the Vote: Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Their Big Idea

This book is about Lucy Burns
Dive into the riveting narrative of "How Women Won the Vote: Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Their Big Idea," where the echoes of a century-old battle resonate with today's ongoing struggles for gender equality and voting rights. Published on May 19, 2020, to mark the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in America, this meticulously illustrated and researched book by Newbery Honor medalist Susan Campbell Bartoletti brings to life the lesser-known, yet pivotal DC Women’s March of 1913. Through the lens of suffragists Alice Paul and Lucy Burns—whose friendship forged in the adversity of a London jail, weathered hunger strikes and harsh imprisonments—readers of elementary school age will witness the tenacity and courage required to secure a monumental victory for American women. Accompanied by archival images and detailed back matter, this book not only educates but inspires, asking readers to reflect on how far we have come and how far we still must go in the fight for equality.
Published by HarperCollins on May 19, 2020
80 pages
ISBN: 9780062841308
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Gender Equality and Political Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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