Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Women Winning the Right to Vote

By Votes for Women!

By Votes for Women!

In this list, you'll find books about the woman suffrage fight for adults and children.

Women Win the Vote!: 19 for the 19th Amendment

Nancy B Kennedy and Katy Dockrill

$19.95 $18.35

In "Women Win the Vote!" I map the road to the 19th Amendment through the lives of 19 fierce women who paved the way by upending tradition and breaking down barriers. Ages 9 and up.

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

Kirsten Gillibrand and Maira Kalman

$18.99 $17.47

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand tells the stories of 10 leaders who worked to win the right to vote for American women. Ages 6-9.

Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles

Mara Rockliff and Hadley Hooper

$16.98 $15.62

In 1916, two suffragists set out on a 10,000 mile road trip around the country drumming up support for the vote. Ages 5-8.

Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote

Susan Ware

$26.95 $24.26

Reaching beyond the national leadership of the suffrage movement, a historian tells the untold stories of everyday women who backed the cause. Adult.

Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot

Winifred Conkling

$19.95 $18.35

This is the story of the American women’s suffrage movement and the private lives that fueled its leaders’ dedication. Ages 9 and up.

The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

Elaine Weiss

$18.00 $16.56

The state of Tennessee was the final battleground for the suffragists, who needed the approval of 36 states to win the right to vote. Adult.

Jailed for Freedom: American Women Win the Vote

Doris Stevens

$19.95 $18.35

Suffragist Doris Stevens wrote this first-hand account of the fight for the vote shortly after the 19th Amendment was ratified. Adult.

Miss Paul and the President: The Creative Campaign for Women's Right to Vote

Dean Robbins and Nancy Zhang

$17.99 $16.55

This picture book introduces young readers to Alice Paul, the suffragist and women's rights activist who went head-to-head with President Woodrow Wilson to win the vote. Ages 4-8.

With Courage and Cloth: Winning the Fight for a Woman's Right to Vote

Ann Bausum


Suffragists were skilled seamstresses who put their talents to use in creating banners, sashes, pennants and other suffrage symbols, which the author weaves into her story of the suffrage fight. Ages 12 and up.

Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote

Susan Zimet and Todd Hasak-Lowy

$19.99 $18.39

The personal cost that women suffered to win the right to vote is chronicled in this book. Ages 9 and up.

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

$39.95 $35.96

A collection of portraits, photographs, drawings, paintings, prints and textiles and other visual media accompanies this narrative that tells the suffrage story. Adult.

Elizabeth Leads the Way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Right to Vote

Tanya Lee Stone and Rebecca Gibbon

$8.99 $8.27

This picture book tells the story of early suffrage leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who powered the fight for the vote for decades. Ages 6-10.

Who Was Susan B. Anthony?

Who Hq, Meg Belviso, et al.

$5.99 $5.51

An introduction to suffrage leader Susan B. Anthony from the "Who Was" series. Ages 8-12.

Tempest-Tossed: The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker

Susan Campbell


The life of suffragist Isabella Beecher Hooker, sister to Harriet Beecher Stowe, who wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Adult.

Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites Who Fought for Women's Right to Vote

Johanna Neuman


Wealthy socialites whose names we still know today -- Astor, Belmont, Rockefeller, Tiffany, Vanderbilt and more -- backed the suffrage cause with their time and resources. Adult.

The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote

Brooke Kroeger


The story of how a group of forward-thinking men came together to help women gain the right to vote. Adult.

Nina Otero-Warren of Santa Fe

Charlotte Whaley

$32.95 $29.66

Nina Otero-Warren, a Hispano woman who lived in Santa Fe, was tapped by Alice Paul to head the ratification campaign in New Mexico.

Narrative Of Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth and Oliver Gilbert


Sojourner Truth tells her own story of slavery, escape and lifelong work for the rights of women and African Americans.

The Voice That Won the Vote: How One Woman's Words Made History

Elisa Boxer and Vivien Mildenberger

$16.99 $15.63

The 19th Amendment was ratified because a young man listened to his mother. Ages 7-10.

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

David W. Blight

$37.50 $33.75

A definitive biography of the famed anti-slavery orator and friend of the woman's movement. Adult.

Tennessee Statesman Harry T. Burn: Woman Suffrage, Free Elections and a Life of Service

Tyler L. Boyd

$31.99 $28.79

When the ratification fight came to Tennessee, Harry T. Burn cast the deciding vote. Adult.

Woman's Crusade: Alice Paul and the Battle for the Ballot

Mary Walton

$32.99 $29.69

The story of Alice Paul's nonviolent civil disobedience campaign for the vote. Adult.