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

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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.

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.

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

Susan Ware

$26.95 $24.79

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

Unceasing Militant: The Life of Mary Church Terrell

Alison M. Parker


Mary Church Terrell was a prominent activist for suffrage and the civil rights of African Americans from reform movement of the late 1800s to the civil rights movement of the 1950s. Adult.

And Yet They Persisted: How American Women Won the Right to Vote

Johanna Neuman

$38.95 $35.83

This book traces the fight for the vote over two centuries, from the Revolutionary to the Civil Rights era. Adult.

Recasting the Vote: How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement

Cathleen D. Cahill


The diverse group of women profiled in this book propelled the national suffrage movement toward a more inclusive vision of equal rights. Adult.

She Votes: How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next

Bridget Quinn

$35.00 $32.20

She Votes is the story of the women who won suffrage, and those who have continued to raise their voices for equality ever since. Adult.

Lifting as We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box

Evette Dionne

$19.99 $18.39

The story of African American women in black church groups, female sororities, women's charitable societies and social clubs who formed their own suffrage groups when white suffrage groups refused them entry. Adult.

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.

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.

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

Winifred Conkling


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

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

Mara Rockliff and Hadley Hooper

$16.99 $15.63

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.

The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898

Lisa Tetrault


Early suffrage leaders consolidated their place in history with the publication of their "History of the Woman Suffrage," a book that both perpetuated an origin story and invented the modern discipline of women's history. 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


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.

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

$39.95 $36.75

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

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


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

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?

Pam Pollack, Who Hq, 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 $30.31

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.

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

David W. Blight

$37.50 $34.50

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

$33.99 $31.27

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 $30.35

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

The Women's Suffrage Movement

$18.00 $16.56

An anthology of history texts by well known and lesser known women who shaped the suffrage movement. Adult.

A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage

Christina Wolbrecht and J. Kevin Corder

$24.99 $22.99

The author examines how women have voted in the 100 years since winning the vote. Adult.

Ida: A Sword Among Lions

Paula J. Giddings


The life of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, the suffragist and crusading journalist who was recently awarded a posthumous Pulitzer Prize. Adult.

Suffrage: Women's Long Battle for the Vote

Ellen Carol DuBois

$28.00 $25.76

The author show how suffragists built a determined coalition of moderate lobbyists and radical demonstrators to forge their political strategies. Adult.

Camilla Can Vote: Celebrating the Centennial of Women's Right to Vote

Mary Morgan Ketchel

$16.99 $15.63

Fictional Camilla is transported back to 1920, where she learns about the exciting (and controversial!) history of women gaining the right to vote. Age 4-8 .

The Woman Suffrage Cook Book

$14.95 $13.75

Originally published in 1886, this book was launched to raise funds for the women’s suffrage movement. It includes contributions from suffragists like Lucy Stone, Julia Ward Howe and Frances Willard. Any age.

African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920

Rosalyn Terborg-Penn


This book examines the stories of African American women who fought for the right to vote. Adult.

The Woman's Hour (Adapted for Young Readers): Our Fight for the Right to Vote

Elaine Weiss

$17.99 $16.55

Elaine Weiss's book, The Woman's Hour, about the fight for ratification in the last state, Tennessee, adapted for a young audience. Ages 8-12.

All Stirred Up: Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle for Women's Right to Vote

Laura Kumin

$28.95 $26.63

Through cookbooks, suffragists carried their radical message into America’s homes, packaging political strategy in nonthreatening and accessible ways. Adult.

Finish the Fight!: The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote

Veronica Chambers and The Staff of the New York Times

$18.99 $17.47

This book celebrates the names and stories of women whose activism for the cause of suffrage got little attention due to racism and classism. Grades 3-7.

The Vote: : Women's Fierce Fight

Penny Colman

$16.99 $15.63

The gripping story of women’s fight for the right to vote in America. The book interweaves ideas, like the reordering of women’s roles and rights, with the contentious issues of race, class, tactics and politics. Adult.

Marching with Aunt Susan: Susan B. Anthony and the Fight for Women's Suffrage

Claire Rudolf Murphy and Stacey Schuett

$7.95 $7.31

Inspired by the diary of Bessie Keith Pond, this book imagines a meeting between Susan B. Anthony and this 10-year-old Californian girl. Ages 6-10.

Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote

Library of Congress


The official companion book to the Library of Congress's exhibit, Shall Not Be Denied. Adult.

Fight of the Century: Alice Paul Battles Woodrow Wilson for the Vote

Barb Rosenstock and Sarah Green

$18.98 $17.46

This book imagines a boxing match between Alice Paul and President Woodrow Wilson, as a way to illustrate Alice's fight for the woman's vote. Ages 7-10.

Alice Paul and the Fight for Women's Rights: From the Vote to the Equal Rights Amendment

Deborah Kops

$17.95 $16.51

A look at Alice Paul's fight for the woman's vote and after 1920, her effort to gain victory for the Equal Rights Amendment. Adult.

Suffragists in Washington, DC: The 1913 Parade and the Fight for the Vote

Rebecca Boggs Roberts

$21.99 $20.23

An indepth look at the March 3, 1913 suffrage parade in Washington, DC, that was marked by both racism and violence. Adult.

History Smashers: Women's Right to Vote

Kate Messner and Dylan Meconis

$7.99 $7.35

Through illustrations, graphic panels, photographs and sidebars, the author explores little-known details behind the fight for women's suffrage. Ages 8-12.

American Women's Suffrage: Voices from the Long Struggle for the Vote 1776-1965 (Loa #332)

$40.00 $36.80

These 100 selections by over 80 writers of the time tell the history of the suffrage movement from Abigail Adams to the Seneca Falls convention and the ratification of the 19th Amendment, as well as the limiting of suffrage under Jim Crow laws. Adult.

Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All

Martha S. Jones

$30.00 $27.60

The author examines the lives of African American suffragists and how they defied both racism and sexism to fight for the ballot, and how they wielded political power to secure the equality and dignity of all persons.

Picturing Political Power: Images in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Allison K. Lange


Allison K. Lange explores how pictures, from early engravings and photographs to colorful posters, proved central to the suffragists’ efforts to change expectations of women and their tradition-bound roles. Adult.

Equality's Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America

Deborah Diesen and Magdalena Mora

$17.99 $16.55

This history of voting rights looks back at the activists who answered equality’s call, working tirelessly to secure the right for all to vote. Picture book for preschool and up.

Victory for the Vote: The Fight for Women's Suffrage and the Century That Followed (Women's Rights Movement, Women's History Month Gift)

Doris Weatherford

$27.95 $25.71

A narrative history of women’s seven-decade fight for the vote and the current-day struggle for human rights and equality. Foreword by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Adult.

In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elisabeth Griffith


Classic biography of Elizabeth Cady Stanton by historian Elisabeth Griffith. Adult.