Alice Across America: The Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Road Trip
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About the Author
Sarah Glenn Marsh is the author of many books for young readers, including A Campfire Tail, Selfie Sebastian, and The Big Girl: Maria Merian's Scientific Vision. She lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her husband and their menagerie: four rescued sighthounds, a bird, and many fish.Gilbert Ford holds a BFA in illustration from Pratt Institute and an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. He is the author-illustrator of How the Cookie Crumbled and The Marvelous Thing That Came from a Spring, which is a Best STEM Book of the year, and has illustrated many New York Times-bestselling middle grade jackets, as well as the award-winning picture book Mr. Ferris and His Wheel. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
"A fun and fascinating story that includes many favorites: cars, strong women, and little-known historical facts. A must-have for a school or public library collection." --School Library Journal, starred review
"Will draw in those interested in cars, history, and/or women's rights with its straightforward yet energetic text and stylized illustrations. A fine choice that showcases a strong woman inspired to succeed."--Kirkus Reviews
"Focusing on a little-known slice of history, this is a solid addition to nonfiction picture-book collections." --Booklist