Susan B. Anthony
A brief biography of women's rights activist Susan B. Anthony that discusses her early years and her battle to earn women fair treatment and the right to vote.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published 2012 by Holiday House
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Dec 30, 2012 Christine Turner rated it 4 of 5 stars
Throughout Susan B. Anthony's life, women and men were not considered equal. Women could not own property or vote; nor could they receive good educations. But Susan envisioned a time when women would be treated fairly, so became a voice for change. Her speeches and articles about women's suffrage made her unpopular: people threw rotten eggs at her and even threatened her life! Yet she did not give up. In clear and simple words and jewel-like paintings, Alexandra Wallner tells the essential story...more
Informative read about a women who worked her entire life to help the women's suffrage movement. Her determination to do what she felt was right, in spite of being in the minority of this line of thought, is truly inspiring. The picture book did seem a bit wordy and harder to follow at times for the young readers that would be using this book for a book report or for pleasure reading.