Roses and radicals : the epic story of how American women won the right to vote / by Susan Zimet & Todd Hasak-Lowy.

By: Zimet, Susan [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Viking Books for Young Readers, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Description: 160 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780451477545; 0451477545 :Subject(s): United States. Constitution. 19th Amendment -- History -- Juvenile literature | Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature | Suffragists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | United States. Constitution. 19th Amendment -- History -- Juvenile literature | Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature | Suffragists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Biographies. | Literature. | Biographies.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Roses and radicals.DDC classification: 324.6/230973 LOC classification: JK1898 | .Z56 2018
Contents:
Foreword [by Sally Roesch Wagner, PhD.] -- Introduction -- 1. Enough of the everlasting no -- 2. A leader emerges and a resolution is made -- 3. The great partnership -- 4. Postwar turbulence -- 5. A vote, a trial, and the long, long road to suffrage -- 6. British tactics and new leadership on parade -- 7. The long showdown and a night of terror -- 8. War of the roses: the final battle for the right to vote -- Epilogue.
Awards: Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 12/2018.Summary: "A history of the women's movement and the fight to ratify the 19th Amendment-giving women the right to vote in 1920"-- Provided by publisher.Summary: "The United States of America is almost 250 years old, but American women won the right to vote less than a hundred years ago. And when the controversial nineteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution-the one granting suffrage to women-was finally ratified in 1920, it passed by a mere one-vote margin. The amendment only succeeded because a courageous group of women had been relentlessly demanding the right to vote for more than seventy years. The leaders of the suffrage movement are heroes who were fearless in the face of ridicule, arrest, imprisonment, and even torture. Many of them devoted themselves to the cause knowing they wouldn't live to cast a ballot. The story of women's suffrage is epic, frustrating, and as complex as the women who fought for it. Illustrated with portraits, period cartoons, and other images, Roses and Radicals celebrates this captivating yet overlooked piece of American history and the women who made it happen"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword [by Sally Roesch Wagner, PhD.] -- Introduction -- 1. Enough of the everlasting no -- 2. A leader emerges and a resolution is made -- 3. The great partnership -- 4. Postwar turbulence -- 5. A vote, a trial, and the long, long road to suffrage -- 6. British tactics and new leadership on parade -- 7. The long showdown and a night of terror -- 8. War of the roses: the final battle for the right to vote -- Epilogue.

"A history of the women's movement and the fight to ratify the 19th Amendment-giving women the right to vote in 1920"-- Provided by publisher.

"The United States of America is almost 250 years old, but American women won the right to vote less than a hundred years ago. And when the controversial nineteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution-the one granting suffrage to women-was finally ratified in 1920, it passed by a mere one-vote margin. The amendment only succeeded because a courageous group of women had been relentlessly demanding the right to vote for more than seventy years. The leaders of the suffrage movement are heroes who were fearless in the face of ridicule, arrest, imprisonment, and even torture. Many of them devoted themselves to the cause knowing they wouldn't live to cast a ballot. The story of women's suffrage is epic, frustrating, and as complex as the women who fought for it. Illustrated with portraits, period cartoons, and other images, Roses and Radicals celebrates this captivating yet overlooked piece of American history and the women who made it happen"-- Provided by publisher.

Age 10+

Grade 4 to 6.

Accelerated Reader Level 8.3.

Booklist Editor's Choice/Books for Youth 12/2018.

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