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

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Random House Books for Young Readers
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5.5 X 8.2 X 0.9 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author
Elaine Weiss is a journalist and author whose magazine feature writing has been recognized with prizes from the Society of Professional Journalists, and her byline has appeared in many national publications, as well as in reports for National Public Radio. Elaine's book about the woman suffrage movement, The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, has earned glowing reviews from the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and NPR, among others, and she has presented talks about the book and the woman suffrage movement across the country. Elaine lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with her husband, and they have two grown children. When not working at her desk, she can be found paddling her kayak on the Chesapeake Bay. And she votes in every election.
"Triumphant for a clear-eyed assessment of driven women with ethically questionable gambits and serious philosophical blind spots whose final nasty battle nonetheless pushed our nation forward." --The Bulletin, Starred Review

"An entertaining work of narrative nonfiction that takes readers back in time. A must-purchase." --School Library Journal, Starred Review

"Brief profiles of women involved in both the radical and the more traditional wings of the suffrage movement offer rich insight into the determination of these brave crusaders. . . . An inspiring tale that just might spark greater voter participation." --Kirkus Reviews

"A notable book that highlights the past and future of women's empowerment." --Booklist