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When Abigail Adams asked her husband to and#147;Remember the Ladies,and#8221; women could not vote or own property in America. Some seventy years later, when Elizabeth Cady Stanton wrote, and#147;To vote is the most sacred act of citizenship,and#8221; the government of the United States still did not treat women as equals, having yet to grant them the right to vote. But sixty-four years after that Geraldine Ferraro declared, and#147;We can do anything,and#8221; and became the first American woman to run for vice president on a major party ticket. Today, surely our country is ready for a leader who, as Elizabeth Dole said, and#147;will call America to her better nature.and#8221; This captivating book illuminates the bravery and tenacity of the women who have come before us. With an engaging narrative, fascinating quotes, and elegant illustrations, it not only shows how far women have come but also reveals the many unsung roles women have played in political history Step by step, these capable ladies have paved the way for our young leaders of tomorrow. They have enabled and empowered us to ask today: Well, why not the presidency?

Synopsis:

Catherine Thimmeshand#8217;s inspiring look at the role of women in American politicsand#151;past, present, and futureand#151;is now available with updated sections on Hillary Rodham Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, and Nancy Pelosi. From the time our government was being formed, women have fought their way from behind the scenes to the center of power and decision making. So, why not a woman in the White House? Two thousand eight may be the year!

About the Author

Catherine Thimmesh is the Sibert Medal-winning author of Team Moon. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618396665
ill.:
Jones, Douglas B.,
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Illustrator:
Jones, Douglas B.
Author:
Thimmesh, Catherine
Author:
Jones, Douglas B.
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Politics / Current Events
Subject:
Politics & Government
Subject:
Women in politics
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Social Science - Politics & Government
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Women in politics -- United States.
Subject:
Women - Political activity - United States
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
Children s-Peace and Justice
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
B108
Publication Date:
August 2004
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
11 x 7.5 x 0.19 in 1.28 lb
Age Level:
10-12

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"Synopsis" by ,
When Abigail Adams asked her husband to and#147;Remember the Ladies,and#8221; women could not vote or own property in America. Some seventy years later, when Elizabeth Cady Stanton wrote, and#147;To vote is the most sacred act of citizenship,and#8221; the government of the United States still did not treat women as equals, having yet to grant them the right to vote. But sixty-four years after that Geraldine Ferraro declared, and#147;We can do anything,and#8221; and became the first American woman to run for vice president on a major party ticket. Today, surely our country is ready for a leader who, as Elizabeth Dole said, and#147;will call America to her better nature.and#8221; This captivating book illuminates the bravery and tenacity of the women who have come before us. With an engaging narrative, fascinating quotes, and elegant illustrations, it not only shows how far women have come but also reveals the many unsung roles women have played in political history Step by step, these capable ladies have paved the way for our young leaders of tomorrow. They have enabled and empowered us to ask today: Well, why not the presidency?
"Synopsis" by ,
Catherine Thimmeshand#8217;s inspiring look at the role of women in American politicsand#151;past, present, and futureand#151;is now available with updated sections on Hillary Rodham Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, and Nancy Pelosi. From the time our government was being formed, women have fought their way from behind the scenes to the center of power and decision making. So, why not a woman in the White House? Two thousand eight may be the year!
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