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Things a bright girl can do

Author: Sally Nicholls
Publisher: London : Andersen Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evelyn is 17, and though she is rich and clever, she may never be allowed to follow her older brother to university. Enraged that she is expected to marry her childhood sweetheart rather than be educated, she joins the Suffragettes, and vows to pay the ultimate price for women's freedom. May is 15, and already sworn to the cause, though she and her fellow Suffragists refuse violence. When she meets Nell, a girl  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction 13+
Historical
Fiction
History
Young adult works
Older Teenage Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Nicholls
ISBN: 9781783446735 1783446730
OCLC Number: 1045054201
Awards: Short-listed for CILIP Carnegie Medal 2019 (UK)
Short-listed for Specsavers National Book Awards 2018 (UK)
Long-listed for UKLA Book Award (UK).
Description: 418 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Sally Nicholls.

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Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2019, National Book Award, Books Are My Bag Readers' Awards and the YA Book PrizeThrough rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells and  Read more...

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"Nicholls has brought alive the young women of the past to empower the next generation" -- Alex O'Connell * The Times, Children's Book of the Week * "Each voice is distinct, resonant and authentic... Read more...

 
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