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You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton? [Paperback]

By Jean Fritz (Author), DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan (Author) & DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan (Illustrator)
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A biography of one of the first leaders of the women's rights movement, whose work led to the adoption of the nineteenth amendment--women's right to vote

Publishers Description
Who says women shouldn't speak in public? And why can't they vote? These are questions Elizabeth Cady Stanton grew up asking herself. Her father believed that girls didn't count as much as boys, and her own husband once got so embarrassed when she spoke at a convention that he left town. Luckily Lizzie wasn't one to let society stop her from fighting for equality for everyone. And though she didn't live long enough to see women get to vote, our entire country benefited from her fight for women's rights. "Fritz?imparts not just a sense of Stanton's accomplishments but a picture of the greater society Stanton strove to change?.Highly entertaining and enlightening." -- "Publishers Weekly" (starred review) "This objective depiction of AStanton's? life and times?makes readers feel invested in her struggle." -- "School Library Journal" (starred review) "An accessible, fascinating portrait." -- "The Horn Book "

Citations And Professional Reviews
You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton? by Jean Fritz & DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 808
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 370
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 531

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Putnam Juvenile
Pages   88
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 5.25" Height: 8.25"
Weight:   0.2 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2003
Publisher   Putnam Juvenile
Age  8-12
ISBN  0698117646  
ISBN13  9780698117648  
UPC  051488006992  

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More About Jean Fritz & DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan

Jean Fritz Jean Fritz, the Newbery Honor-winning author of Homesick, is best known for her engaging and enlightening nonfiction for young readers, including What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?, And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?, and Shh! We're Writing the Constitution. She was honored with the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature by the New York State Library Association, and won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her career contribution to American children's literature.

Jean Fritz currently resides in the state of New York. Jean Fritz was born in 1916.

Jean Fritz has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Odyssey Classics (Odyssey Classics)
  2. Penguin Young Readers: Level 4
  3. Unforgetable Americans
  4. Unforgettable Americans

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An amazing book about how women get equal rights with men  Sep 27, 2005
Elizabeth Cady would always speak her mind if she thought something was wrong. She was a bit of a tomboy, and thought she would be able to do the things that boys did as a child. Then, as she got older, she relized that women's right's were not equal to men's rights. When she was old enough, she got married to Henry Stanton and Became Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She decided that since she had a little more freedom, she would go around, discussing the about this problem. She started doing protest speeches about it, too. Henry Stanton thought she took it way too far and decided to move out. Being that she had three boys, she was a single mom, struggling to spread her word about this and still trying to take care of them.

This book is very interesting and shows how a women could do this. I believe that if females keep strong, there will soon be a women president. Read on.............

--Chenda Anne Bunkasem
A Must-Read for 11-12 year old American Girls  Sep 1, 2003
Jean Fritz does a remarkable job engaging the reader in the compelling tale of one woman's life... a woman who is often overshadowed in the popular culture.

Today's young girls will benefit in learning how much women of the past were much like they were AND had much fewer benefits AND how much they worked, created and moved their way towards their desired end result which we all benefit from today.

Fritz' tone is amusing and highly readible while covering the important facts at hand as well.

I am looking forward to having my daughter read this book so she can get to "know" Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?  Jun 14, 2001
I selected this book to read for a Children's Literature course that I was taking. I found the book to be a good blend of history with humor. I found it quite enjoyable to read. I thought this is a great way to teach children about history.

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