Marching With Aunt Susan
Marching With Aunt Susan

Marching With Aunt Susan

Written by Claire Rudolf Murphy & illustrated by Stacey Schuett
6 - 10
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Mar 7, 2017
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An inspiring story of the fight for women’s suffrage, based on the experiences of a real girl All Bessie wants is to go hiking with her father and brothers. But it’s 1896, and girls don’t get to hike. They can’t vote either, which Bessie discovers when Susan B. Anthony comes to town to help lead the campaign for women’s suffrage. Stirred to action, Bessie joins the movement and discovers that small efforts can result in small changes–and maybe even big ones. Inspired by the diary of the real Bessie Keith Pond, a ten-year-old girl who lived in California during the suffrage campaign, author Claire Rudolf Murphy and illustrator Stacey Schuett offer a thought-provoking introduction to the fight for women’s rights. A story of hope and determination, Marching with Aunt Susan reminds readers that society cannot evolve unless people–even young people–dare to take a stand

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strong female charactershistoryWomen's Suffrage  girls and womenpolitics and government1850-1899California19th centurySan Franciscohistorical figureswomen's rights


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    Publication Date
    March 7, 2017
    Peachtree Publishers
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    6 - 10 years
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