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Elizabeth Leads the Way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Right to Vote

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton stood up and fought for what she believed in. From an early age, she knew that women were not given rights equal to men. But rather than accept her lesser status, Elizabeth went to college and later gathered other like-minded women to challenge the right to vote.Here is the inspiring story of an extraordinary woman who changed America forever because she wouldnt take “no” for an answer.
 
Elizabeth Leads the Way is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Review:

A 19th-century American girl relishes adventure. She jumps her horse over high hurdles, rafts across a river and studies French, math and science when her peers are getting married, running households and having babies. This girl not only railed against laws that denied women the rights accorded men but worked hard as an adult to change them.

During this presidential election year,... Washington Post Book Review (read the entire Washington Post review)

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The story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her fight to win the vote for women

Synopsis:

Meet Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a woman who stood up and fought for what she believed in. In nineteenth-century America, women were not allowed to go to college, own property, or vote. But rather than accept her lesser status, Elizabeth went to college and gathered other like-minded women to challenge the right to vote. Here is the inspiring story of an extraordinary woman who changed America forever because she wouldnt take no for an answer.

About the Author

TANYA LEE STONE has written several books for young readers, including the young adult novel A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl. She lives in Vermont.

REBECCA GIBBON is the illustrator of several picture books, including Players in Pigtails. She studied illustration at the Royal College of Art, and lives in England.

Table of Contents

"Animated and energized." — Publishers Weekly
 
"This well-conceived introduction is just right for a young audience." — School Library Journal
 
"A fine introduction for very young readers to the woman and her key role in American History." — Kirkus
 
* "A must for library shelves." — Booklist, starred review
 
"Graceful tribute." — Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
 
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805079036
Author:
Stone, Tanya Lee
Publisher:
Henry Holt & Company
Illustrator:
Gibbon, Rebecca
Author:
Gibbon, Rebecca
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Suffragists
Subject:
Social reformers
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Political
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Women
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Suffragists -- United States.
Subject:
Social reformers -- United States.
Subject:
History - United States/19th Century
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture Book Nonfiction
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.28 x 8.84 x 0.36 in
Age Level:
06-10

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The story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her fight to win the vote for women
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Meet Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a woman who stood up and fought for what she believed in. In nineteenth-century America, women were not allowed to go to college, own property, or vote. But rather than accept her lesser status, Elizabeth went to college and gathered other like-minded women to challenge the right to vote. Here is the inspiring story of an extraordinary woman who changed America forever because she wouldnt take no for an answer.
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