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Bold & brave : ten heroes who won women the right to vote / written by Kirsten Gillibrand ; art by Maira Kalman.

Gillibrand, Kirsten, 1966- (author.). Kalman, Maira, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library J 324.623 GIL (Text) 33500012835021 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library J 324.623 GIL (Text) 33500012835039 Main Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library j 324.623 GIL (Text) 35500006125551 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525579014
  • ISBN: 052557901X
  • ISBN: 9780525579021
  • ISBN: 0525579028
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Profiles ten women who fought hard to gain the right to vote in the United States, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, and Inez Milholland.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 January #1
    Gillibrand, New York's junior U.S. senator, opens this picture book with personal memories of the strong women in her family. She then introduces Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Jovita Idár, Alice Paul, Inez Milholland, Ida B. Wells, Lucy Burns, and Mary Church Turrell. These 10 women each receive a superb full-page portrait in Kalman's impressionistic gouache art, accompanied by a relevant declaration ("Never Give Up," "Speak the Truth") and two to three paragraphs of biographical overview with additional spot art. Fast-forward to the Women's March on January 21, 2017, when voices were raised just as they were at the 1913 Women's Suffrage Parade. Brief mentions of additional names from Phillis Wheatley to Maya Lin follow. While this unfortunately lacks source notes and includes the questionable wording that Sojourner Truth "left her owner in 1826" (as if it was just that easy), it's a rousing introduction to these history makers, and the final spread encourages "suffragists of our time" to use their power to "change the world." Grades 2-5. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is one of New York's Senators and a passionate advocate for women's rights--like her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother before her. Senator Gillibrand was born and raised in upstate New York. She lives there with her family: her husband, Jonathan, their sons, Theo and Henry, and their dog, Maple. A New York Times bestselling author, this is her first book for children.

Maira Kalman is the author and illustrator of numerous books for children, including Looking at Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything. She is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, and illustrated Strunk and White's classic The Elements of Style. You can find out more at mairakalman.com.

Subject: Suffragists > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women > Suffrage > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Women > Political activity > United States > Juvenile literature.
Suffragists.
Women > Biography.
Women > Suffrage > United States > History.
Women > Political activity > United States.
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