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Wheels of change : how women rode the bicycle to freedom (with a few flat tires along the way)

Author: Sue MacyJennifer EmmettJames Hiscott, Jr.Lori EpsteinMarty IttnerAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore the role the bicycle played in the women's liberation movement.
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Macy; Jennifer Emmett; James Hiscott, Jr.; Lori Epstein; Marty Ittner; Kate Olesin; Grace Hill; Lewis R Bassford; National Geographic Society (U.S.),
ISBN: 9781426307614 1426307616 9781426307621 1426307624 9781451748871 1451748876 9781426328558 1426328559
OCLC Number: 609529954
Notes: "Jennifer Emmett, editor ; James Hiscott, Jr., art director ; Lori Epstein, illustrations editor ; Marty Ittner, designer ; Kate Olesin, editorial assistant ; Grace Hill, associate managing editor ; Lewis R. Bassford, production manager"--Title page verso.
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young people, 2012
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist, 2012
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 27 cm
Contents: Foreword / Lean Missback Day --
Introduction --
Inventing the bicycle. Feature: celebrity cyclists --
"The devil's advance agent". Feature: cycling slang --
Fashion forward. Feature: cycling songs --
Fast and fearless. Feature: the cycling press --
New freedoms. Feature: selling with cycles --
Highlights in cycling and women's history --
Resources --
Sources of quotes --
Index --
Picture credits.
Other Titles: How women rode the bicycle to freedom
Responsibility: Sue Macy.

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Take a lively look at women's history from aboard a bicycle, which granted women the freedom of mobility and helped empower women's liberation.  Read more...

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