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Chin-Lee, Cynthia

Summary: "Introduces the reader to women's right to vote"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 CHI

Messner, Kate

Summary: "Myths about the history of women's rights in the US--focusing on the ratification of the 19th Amendment--are debunked; the real deal of what happened is explained"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dionne, Evette

Summary: Describes a history of the role of African American women as a significant force in the suffrage movement and their efforts to be accepted as equal partners by their fellow activists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.3 DIO

Summary: "The National Park Service is excited to commemorate the 100th year anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that abolished sex as a basis for voting and to tell the diverse history of women's suffrage-the right to vote-more broadly. The U.S. Congress passed the 19th Amendment on June 4, 1919. The states ratified the amendment on August 18, 1920, officially...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 324.6 WOM

Jenkins, Jessica D.

Summary: From hunger strikes to massive parades, the American women's suffrage movement grabbed the attention of citizens and politicians around the United States. Posters, lapel buttons, and even luncheonette plates carried the iconic phrase, "Votes for Women." Over time this phrase became not only a slogan, but a rallying cry for the movement. Today, museums, libraries, universities, and historic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 JEN

Summary: One hundred years after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, it tells the dramatic culmination story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in US history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VOT

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

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

5 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 Kingsley

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

Rosenstock, Barb

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "When President Woodrow Wilson arrived in Washington, DC, to start his first term, women's rights leader Alice Paul was ready to demand an amendment to the Constitution that allowed women to vote. The president thought that idea was ridiculous! THEIR FIGHT BEGAN. For the next five years, Alice and her suffragists battered Wilson and his supporters with arguments and protests. Their peaceful...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Weiss, Elaine F.

2 holds on 4 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

2 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

Summary: Documents the 72-year struggle for women's suffrage which culminated in the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. It illuminates the alliances, infighting, betrayals and defeats that paved the way for victory in the battle for women's right to vote. Historical footage is enhanced with vocal performances, and interviews with historians provide the viewer with both current and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ONE

Foner, Eric

Summary: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar, a timely history of the constitutional changes that built equality into the nation's foundation and how those guarantees have been shaken over time. The Declaration of Independence announced equality as an American ideal, but it took the Civil War and the subsequent adoption of three constitutional amendments to establish that ideal as American law. The...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 342.73 FON

Foner, Eric

Summary: From the Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar comes a timely history of the constitutional changes that built equality into the nation's foundation and how those guarantees have been shaken over time.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 FON

Taylor-Butler, Christine.

Summary: Describes the creation and ratification of the Bill of Rights, explains what rights are, and discusses the rights it guarantees, such as freedom of speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.73 TAY

Khan, Khizr

Summary: The author traces his family's experiences immigrating to the U.S. to introduce the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, explaining how it represents America's democratic values and discussing the importance of documents history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 320 KHA

Furgang, Kathy.

Summary: Looks at the Ninth Amendment to the U.S. constitution, how it came to be passed, and how its protection of rights not specifically enumerated in the Constitution has been handled over the years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.73085 FUR

Orr, Tamra.

Summary: Looks at the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. constitution, examining how it came to be passed and how the balance of power between the federal government, the states, and the people has been handled over the years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.73042 ORR

Bjorklund, Ruth

Summary: Many of the rights we consider most important to the United States—from freedom of speech to a fair trial—are in the Bill of Rights. Readers learn how these important laws came to be and how people continue to discuss and debate them even today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press(r), an imprint of Scholastic, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.7308 BJO

Lanctot, Neil

Summary: "By turns a colorful triptych of three American icons who changed history and the engrossing story of the roots of World War I, The Approaching Storm is a surprising and important story of how and why the United States emerged onto the world stage"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2021

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Summary: Collects the founding documents and essays that are the basis of the American government.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 342.73 U.S. 2011

Favreau, Marc

Summary: "Marc Favreau documents the Great Depression--a time when Americans from all walks of life fell victim to poverty, insecurity, and fear--and tells the incredible story of how they survived and, ultimately, thrived. This is the story of the Great Depression in the United States, from the sweeping consequences of the market collapse to the more personal stories of individuals and communities...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.91 FAV

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