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The ballot box battle

Author: Emily Arnold McCully
Publisher: New York : Knopf, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Just in time for the presidential election comes Caldecott medalist Emily Arnold McCully's stirring tale of a young girl's act of bravery inspired by the great Elizabeth Cady Stanton. It is the fall of 1880, and Cordelia is more interested in horse riding than in hearing her neighbor, Mrs. Stanton talk about her fight for women's suffrage. But on Election Day, Mrs. Stanton tells the heart-wrenching story of her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Fiction
Named Person: Elizabeth Cady Stanton; Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Arnold McCully
ISBN: 0679879382 9780679879381 0679979387 9780679979388
OCLC Number: 32969027
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Emily Arnold McCully.
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Just in time for the presidential election comes Caldecott medalist Emily Arnold McCully's stirring tale of a young girl's act of bravery inspired by the great Elizabeth Cady Stanton. It is the fall of 1880, and Cordelia is more interested in horse riding than in hearing her neighbor, Mrs. Stanton talk about her fight for women's suffrage. But on Election Day, Mrs. Stanton tells the heart-wrenching story of her childhood. Charged with the story's message, Cordelia determines to go with Mrs. Stanton to the polls in an attempt to vote--above the jeers and taunts of the male crowd. With faces, landscapes, and action scenes brought to life by McCully's virtuosic illustrations, Cordelia's turning-point experience is sure to inspire today's young girls (and boys) everywhere.

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