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The taxing case of the cows : a true story about suffrage

Author: Iris Van Rynbach; Pegi Deitz Shea; Emily Arnold McCully
Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1800s, Abby and Julia Smith refused to pay an unfair property tax that they had no voice in establishing. When the authorities confiscated their cows, the Smiths bought them back at auction, year after year, attracting the attention of women's suffrage supporters across the country.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Pegi Deitz Shea
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iris Van Rynbach; Pegi Deitz Shea; Emily Arnold McCully
ISBN: 9780547236315 054723631X
OCLC Number: 435628710
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: by Iris Van Rynbach and Pegi Deitz Shea ; illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully.
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Almost 100 years after the American Revolution, Abby and Julia Smith were fighting against taxation without representation. Women hadn't been given the vote, and the Smith sisters refused to pay an  Read more...

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"[This] account of a pivotal event in women's long struggle for equality. . .will be particularly welcome in an educational setting."--Booklist "At last--an engaging story that brings alive the term Read more...

 
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