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Lady for the Defense: A Biography of Belva Lockwood

This book is about Belva Lockwood
Dive into the remarkable story of Belva Lockwood, a trailblazer for gender equality, racial justice, and voting rights, in "Lady for the Defense: A Biography of Belva Lockwood." Published on January 1, 1975, this biography chronicles the life of the first woman lawyer and presidential candidate in the United States. Lockwood's unwavering dedication to minority rights and women's rights, along with her lifelong advocacy for world peace, continued to inspire even after her retirement at the age of eighty-three. Ideal for elementary school readers, this book not only highlights Lockwood's professional achievements but also her personal resilience and commitment to justice. Through her story, young readers will explore important themes of equality and determination, encouraging them to reflect on how one individual's efforts can pave the way for monumental changes in society. Step into the past and be inspired by the legacy of a woman who dared to challenge the status quo and change the course of history.
Published by Harcourt on January 1, 1975
158 pages
ISBN: 9780152434007
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Gender EqualityRacial Justice, and Political Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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