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Conkling, Winifred

Summary: On August 18, 1920, American women finally won the right to vote. Ratification of the 19th Amendment was the culmination of an almost eighty-year fight in which some of the fiercest, most passionate women in history marched, protested, and sometimes broke the law in to achieve this huge leap toward equal rights. In this expansive yet personal volume, author Winifred Conkling covers not only...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Con

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 973 CON

Tetrault, Lisa.

Summary: "The story of how the women's rights movement began at the Seneca Falls convention of 1848 is a cherished American myth. The standard account credits founders such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Lucretia Mott with defining and then leading the campaign for women's suffrage. In her provocative new history, Lisa Tetrault demonstrates that Stanton, Anthony, and their peers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 324.6 Ter

Weiss, Elaine F.

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history. Nashville, August 1920. The Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, granting all women the vote, is on the verge of ratification--or defeat. Out of the thirty-six states needed, thirty-five have approved it, and one last state is still in play--Tennessee. After a seven-decade crusade to win the ballot, this...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 WEI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 324 WEI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 Weiss 2018

Roberts, David

Summary: Imprisonment, hunger strikes, suffrajitsu -- the decades-long fight for women's right to vote was at times a ferocious one. Acclaimed artist David Roberts gives these important, socially transformative times their due in a colorfully illustrated history that includes many of the important faces of the movement in portraiture and scenes that both dignify and enliven. He has created a timely and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 ROB

Ware, Susan

Summary: An acclaimed historian gives voice to the thousands of women from different backgrounds, races, and religions whose local passion and protest resounded throughout the land.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD-MP3

Weiss, Elaine F.

Summary: "This adaptation of the book Hillary Clinton calls "a page-turning drama and an inspiration" will spark the attention of young readers and teach them about activism, civil rights, and the fight for women's suffrage--just in time for the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. Includes an eight-page photo insert! American women are so close to winning the right to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 WEI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 WEI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 WEI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 324.6 Wei

Macdonald, Fiona

Summary: A look at the dark side of history offers up the surprising difficulties endured by women suffragists who stood up for women's rights, including the right to vote.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 MAC

Summary: With a record number of female candidates in the 2020 election and women's rights an increasingly urgent topic in the news, it's crucial that we understand the history that got us where we are now. For the first time, here is the full, definitive story of the movement for voting rights for American women, of every race, told through the voices of the women and men who lived it. Here are the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 AME

Robb, Lucinda

Summary: A look at some of the prominent women behind the suffragist movement in the U.S. offers readers an eye-opening look at the tactics and strategies employed in one of the largest, longest and least well-known movements in American history, as well as a clear-eyed view of some of the movement's key figures, including Susan B. Anthony, Lucy Stone, Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Frances...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 324.6 ROB

Cobb, Laura Knight

Summary: A picture book that celebrates the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution and teaches the importance of equality and tolerance through the eyes of a girl, a lark, and a gardener.--Adapted from back cover summary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mission Point Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811.6 COB

DuBois, Ellen Carol

Summary: Explores the full scope of the movement to win the vote for women through portraits of its leaders and activists, including Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage, Sojourner Truth, Carrie Chapman Catt, Alice Paul, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 DUB

Clift, Eleanor.

Summary: Historical overview examining the 72 year struggle to secure women's right to vote.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.62 CLI

Kulling, Monica

Summary: "It's not fair." Susan B. Anthony was very concerned about fairness and equality for women and girls in America. She knew it wasn't fair to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. She knew it wasn't fair not to allow women to vote in elections. In fact, it was illegal for women to vote. But she felt so strongly, she voted in an election--and was arrested--anyway. Young readers will learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN KUL

Catton, Bruce

Summary: This is the story of Lincoln's famous army of the Potomac during the early years of the Civil War, when it was under the command of General George B. McClellan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1951

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 CAT

Nielsen, Kim E.

Summary: Covers the entirety of U.S. disability history, from pre-1492 to the present. Disability is not just the story of someone we love or the story of whom we may become; rather it is undoubtedly the story of our nation. It places the experiences of people with disabilities at the center of the American narrative. In many ways, it's a familiar telling. In other ways, however, it is a radical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.4 NIE

Neuman, Johanna

Summary: New York City's elite women who turned a feminist cause into a fashionable revolution In the early twentieth century over two hundred of New York's most glamorous socialites joined the suffrage movement. Their names--Astor, Belmont, Rockefeller, Tiffany, Vanderbilt, Whitney and the like--carried enormous public value. These women were the media darlings of their day because of the extravagance...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Mews Books, and imprint of New York University Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 NEU

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Eggers 2017

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