Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote, Kirsten Gillibrand
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Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote

Author: Kirsten Gillibrand

Narrator: Kirsten Gillibrand

Unabridged: 29 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio

Published: 11/13/2018

Genre: Children & Young Adults Nonfiction - Social Science - Politics & Government

Ages: 6 - 9

Synopsis

From United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand comes an inspiring audiobook 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 what's right--women who taught each generation that followed how to be bold and brave.

Here are the stories of ten leaders who strove to win the right to vote for American women--a journey that took more than seventy years of passionate commitment. From well-known figures, such as Susan B. Anthony and Sojourner Truth to lesser known women such as Alice Paul and Mary Church Terrell, these are heroes who dreamed big and never gave up. Senator Gillibrand highlights an important and pithy lesson from each woman's life--from "dare to be different" to "fight together."

On the eve of the one-hundredth anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women suffrage, Bold & Brave looks both backward and forward. It introduces children to strong women who have raised their voices on behalf of justice--and inspires them to raise their own voices to build our future.

This is an audiobook that will inspire and uplift, an audiobook to be cherished and shared.

The suffragists included are: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Jovita Idár, Alice Paul, Inez Milholland, Ida B. Wells, Lucy Burns, and Mary Church Terrell.

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