From United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand comes an inspiring picture book about ten suffragists who fought for women's right to vote.Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was inspired by her own great-grandmother, grandmother, and mother to be bold and brave--to stand up and fight for what she believes in. But who inspired them? The long chain of women before them who spoke out for...
|Title||:||Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote|
|Number of Pages||:||40 pages|
Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote Reviews
A very important book to read to young children! I appreciate how Kirsten included many women of color and was honest to say there were white women suffragists that did not want to include women of color (and men of color for that matter) in their fight. But she did not go far enough in my opinion. And I could have done without the reference to the pink pussy hats. I still find those embarrassing, but that's just me. I prefer Inez Milholland's costume! I need to learn more about her.
This books focuses of women's suffrage, and the passing of the 19th amendment. It details ten prominent women throughout history that started and were involved in the movement, and what challenges they faced to have their voices heard. It also has a list at the back of the book of women who in many ways helped shape the nation. An excellent resource for further research, and knowledge.
This is a solid collective biography of ten women who fought for the vote, with each entry a few paragraphs in length paired with a distinctively painted portrait. The narratives are brief but clear, describing what the person did in advocating for women to vote, while the artwork is more innovative, using a colorful palette dominated by pink and red shades, in a folk art style. The subjects include Stanton, Anthony, Truth, and Tubman, as well as the lesser known Jovita Idar, Alice Paul, Inez Mi ...more
This was such a inspiring book! Everybody should check it out!
Pretty good variety of women profiled, but a bit too wordy.