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Give Us The Vote! (My True Story)

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Dora Thewlis or 'Baby Suffragette' as she became known by the tabloids was only sixteen years old when she was arrested at a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament. The story of the determined young weaver from Huddersfield captured the imagination of the nation.
Paperback, 200 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by Scholastic
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The book's characters were really well-developed. I liked the way how Reid combined the actual story of the teenage suffragette, Dora Thewlis, along with many fictional, amazing details. Reid added extremely enriching facts about how Britain was like in the early 20th century; it was a place where men had multifarious rights while women had limited rights. Groups like the WSPU (Dora was a member), Women's Freedom League, and many others recruited suffragettes and lead protests against the Libera ...more
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very interesting :)
Interesting storyline and concept but not executed as I would've preferred to see it.
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