Thirty-three Things Every Girl Should Know about Women's History

From Suffragettes to Skirt Lengths to the E.R.A.

By Bolden, Tonya

Publishers Summary:
Uses poems, essays, letters, photographs and more to present the actions and achievements of women in the United States, from its beginnings up through the twentieth century.

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ISBN
978-0-37591-122-4 978-0-37581-122-7
Publisher
Crown


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 2002

Gr 6-Up In an impressive collection of articles, poems, diary entries, and fiction, Bolden builds a strong historical foundation about women's history. The opening poem, "Past Is Prologue," sets the tone: "You can't go anywhere in this world really without knowing where you as a woman have been." Abigail Adams's remarkable 1775 correspondence with her husband, in which she asserts the need for equality, follows: "-I desire you would Re...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2002

This welcome primer employs essays, poems, quotations, fictional testimonials, biographical blurbs, photographs, artwork, and even a play to guide readers through U.S. women's history—and to explain why the women's movement matters today as much as it mattered in the past. Bolden begins with some famous feminist documents (Charlotte Perkins Gilman...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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