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Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (with a Few Flat Tires Along the Way)

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NCSS—Notable Social Studies Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2012

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Take a lively look at women's history from aboard a bicycle, which granted females the freedom of mobility and helped empower women's liberation. Through vintage photographs, advertisements, cartoons, and songs, Wheels of Change transports young readers to bygone eras to see how women used the bicycle to improve their lives. Witty in tone and scrapbook-like in presentation, the book deftly covers early (and comical) objections, influence on fashion, and impact on social change inspired by the bicycle, which, according to Susan B. Anthony, "has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world."

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morelywalker, March 24, 2011 (view all comments by morelywalker)
Having reviewed the few pages available in the preview, I see that this book arrives at a time when we need something to get us rolling. Looks to be an impressive collection of historical images on the topic, and thought-provoking in an unexpected way.
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ISBN:
9781426307614
Author:
Macy, Sue
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
History - United States/19th Century
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Cycling for women - United States - History
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
25 COLOR PHOTOS
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.32 x 7.9 x 0.49 in 1.1 lb
Age Level:
from 10

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