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You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?

You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?

by Jean Fritz Illustrated by Dyanne DiSalvo-Ryan

With her trademark humor and anecdotal style, the Newbery Honor Award-winner and preeminent biographer for young people turns her attention to Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the lively, unconventional spokeswoman of the woman suffrage movement.

"If only you'd been a boy," said Lizzie Cady's father when she won a prize for Latin. But Lizzie didn't want to be a boy. She just wanted girls to count as much as boys did. Lizzie spoke out for suffrage, and continued to travel the country with Susan B. Anthony campaigning for equal rights, and her efforts will forever be associated with the fight for women's equality.

Ages
9, 10, 11
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 6
Lexile Measure
870L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
W
Publisher
Putnam Publishing Group
Number of Pages
88
Genre
Biography and Autobiography

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Jean Fritz Award-winning Jean Fritz is undeniably a master of her craft. She brings to life historical figures and makes their biographies entertaining, informative, and filled with natural child appeal.
Dyanne DiSalvo-Ryan

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