In preparation for Senator Gillibrand's assembly on her book "Bold and Brave", we will be learning about suffragists and how women got the right to vote.
Only Passing Through by Anne Rockwell; R. Gregory Christie (Illustrator); Nancy Siscoe (Editor)
Call Number: E B Truth
An illustrated biography of abolitionist Sojourner Truth, who was born into slavery and fought for the rights of African-Americans and women.
Let's Meet Ida B. Wells-Barnett by Helen Frost
Call Number: E B WELLS-BARNETT
Introduction to the life of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, a journalist who wrote about and spoke against the unfair treatment of African Americans.
Elizabeth Leads the Way by Tanya Lee Stone; Rebecca Gibbon (Illustrator)
Call Number: E B Stanton
A brief biography of the life and achievements of nineteenth-century women's rights activist, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who fought for a woman's right to vote.
Let's Meet Sojourner Truth by Lisa Trumbauer
Call Number: E B Truth
Introduction to the life of Sojourner Truth, describing her childhood, life as a slave, freedom, and work as an activist for civil rights and women's right to vote.
Harriet Tubman by Monica Rausch
Call Number: E B TUBMAN
Introduction to the life and accomplishments of Harriet Tubman.
Books on Voting and Suffragists
If You Lived When Women Won Their Rights by Anne Kamma; Pamela Johnson (Illustrator)
Call Number: E 305.42 KAM
Describes what life was like for girls before the women's rights movement; and tells about pioneering women including Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, and Alice Paul and others.
Elizabeth Started All the Trouble by Doreen Rappaport; Matt Faulkner (Illustrator)
Call Number: E 323.3/4 RAP
A picture book that celebrates female social reformers, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Sojourner Truth.
I Could Do That! by Linda Arms White; Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator)
Call Number: E 324.6 WHI
In 1869, a woman whose "can-do" attitude had shaped her life was instrumental in making Wyoming the first state to allow women to vote, then became the first woman to hold public office in the United States.
Heart on Fire by Ann Malaspina; Steven James (Illustrator)
Call Number: E 324.623 MAL
Text and illustrations look at Susan B. Anthony's arrest and trial for voting in the president election of 1872.
Miss Paul and the President by Dean Robbins; Nancy Zhang (Illustrator)
Call Number: E 324.623 ROB
The story of suffragette Alice Paul and her campaign to win women the right to vote.
Vote! by Eileen Christelow (Illustrator)
Call Number: E 324.973 CHR
Using a campaign for mayor as an example, shows the steps involved in an election, from the candidate's speeches and rallies, to the voting booth where every vote counts, to the announcement of the winner.
Sisters in Strength by Yona Zeldis McDonough; Malcah Zeldis (Illustrator)
Call Number: E 920 McD
Profiles ten women from different times and fields of endeavor including Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton and others.
Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome; James E. Ransome (Illustrator)
Call Number: E 973.711 CLI
Moses, General Tubman, Minty, Araminta, the woman we know today as Harriet Tubman went by many names. Each represented one of her many roles as a spy, as a liberator, as a suffragist, and more.
Marching with Aunt Susan by Claire Rudolf Murphy; Stacey Schuett (Illustrator)
Call Number: E F MUR
Not allowed to go hiking with her father and brothers because she is a girl, Bessie learns about women's rights when she attends a suffrage rally led by Susan B. Anthony.
Lower Mid books + higher level
Jovita Idar by Karen Gibson
Call Number: J 323.09 GIB
Introduction to the life of Latina activist Jovita Idar.
Remembering Inez by Robert P. J. Cooney, Jr
Call Number: (Young Adult) B Milholland
A collection of articles and photographs from "The Suffragist" that looks at the final campaign of suffragist Inez Milholland.
Fight On! by Dennis Brindell Fradin; Judith Bloom Fradin
Call Number: J B TERRELL
Mary Church Terrell, the first black Washington, D.C. Board of Education member, who helped to found the NAACP and organized pickets and boycotts that led to the 1953 Supreme Court decision to integrate D.C. area restaurants.
With Courage and Cloth by Ann Bausum
Call Number: J 324.6 BA
Chronicles the long history of the fight for women's voting rights, beginning in 1848, with a focus on the years between 1913 and 1920 when the Nineteenth Amendment was passed, and includes profiles of notable women in the struggle.
Profiles #4: Freedom Heroines by Frieda Wishinsky
Publication Date: J 920.72
Stories of women activists: Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Jane Adams, Ida B. Wells, Alice Paul, Rosa Parks
Votes for Women! by Winifred Conkling
Call Number: (Upper School) 324.623 CON
The story of the American women who demanded, fought for, and finally won the right to vote, featuring Truth, Anthony, Wells-Barnett, Stanton, Paul, Burns and others.
Chasing Freedom by Nikki Grimes; Michele Wood (Illustrator)
Call Number: J F GRI
In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.