In addition to learning how to cook and sew, Susan B. Anthony received an education as a child and used it to pursue her political agenda that eventually changed the laws of the land that helped secure women their right to vote, own property, and have jobs of their own.
Provides young readers with an illustrated tale about the life and accomplishments of a young girl who survived the rugged American wilderness, taught herself to read, and became a leading figure in the political battle for a woman's right to vote.
An introduction to the lives and inspiring achievements of two women civil rights advocates combines history-based stories and additional back matter with strikingly detailed illustrations. By the award-winning author of Bronx Masquerade,.
Shares the stories of six female Civil Rights champions while providing background information on their families, educations and achievements, in a volume that includes coverage of Susan B. Anthony, Ida B. Wells and Rosa Parks.
Born into poverty, Victoria Woodhull became a millionaire by offering Cornelius Vanderbilt financial advice from the spirit world, became the first female candidate for the U.S. presidency, and became the first woman to have a seat on the stock exchange.