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Title:
Black back! : women's suffrage / Nancy Ohlin ; illustrated by Roger Simo.
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Women's suffrage
ISBN:
9781499806182

9781499806199
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Little Bee books, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
111 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
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Abstract:
"When people think about the women's suffrage movement, things like voting rights and protests may come to mind. But what was the movement all about, and what social change did it bring? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black-and-white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time. It covers everything from the history of women's rights in the U.S. to women's suffrage movements across the world, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how the suffragists were the first people to ever picket the White House and how the nineteenth amendment granting women the right to vote passed by only one vote when a legislator changed his vote to "yes" after receiving a letter from his mother telling him to "do the right thing." The unique details, along with the clever interior illustrations, make this series stand out from the competition"-- Provided by publisher.
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Interest age level: 7-10.
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Summary

Summary

Blast back to the past and learn all about the women's suffrage movement.

When people think about the women's suffrage movement, things like voting rights and protests may come to mind. But what was the movement all about, and what social change did it bring? This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black-and-white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled back in time. It covers everything from the history of women's rights in the U.S. to women's suffrage movements across the world, and more. Find out interesting, little-known facts such as how the suffragists were the first people to ever picket the White House and how the nineteenth amendment granting women the right to vote passed by only one vote when a legislator changed his vote to "yes" after receiving a letter from his mother telling him to "do the right thing." The unique details, along with the clever interior illustrations, make this series stand out from the competition.


Author Notes

Nancy Ohlin is the author of the Blast Back! series, the YA novels Always, Forever, and Beauty , and the early chapter book series Greetings from Somewhere under the pseudonym Harper Paris. She lives in Ithaca, New York, with her husband, their two kids, four cats, and assorted animals who happen to show up at their door. Visit her online at nancyohlin.com.

Roger Simó is an illustrator based in a town near Barcelona, where he lives with his wife, son, and daughter. He has become the person that he would have envied when he was a child: someone who makes a living by drawing and explaining fantastic stories.