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The Hope Chest

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Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment with this stirring historical novel about womens suffrage!

Shes searching for her sister. Along the way, she finds a friend . . . and a cause.

Its been three years since Violets sister, Chloe, left home, and Violet is determined to find her! She runs away and follows her sisters trail all the way to New York and then Tennessee. There, she discovers not only Chloe but the fierce fight for womens right to vote.

And what a fight it is! Violet and her new friend Myrtle join Chloe in the Suffragists cause, eager to sway legislators to their side. Violet knows that her parents would surely disapprove of her decisions, but if fighting for justice makes her the wrong kind of girl . . . then why does it feel so right?

A perfect Common Core tie-in, The Hope Chest includes back matter with period photographs, historical notes about the suffrage movement, a Voting in America timeline, and other activities. Its also a New York State curriculum title for fourth grade.

Dont miss Starting from Seneca Falls, another historical novel about womens suffrage from the author of The Hope Chest!
Product Details

Author: Karen Schwabach

Language: English


Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Yearling

Release Date: 2010-12-28

Pages: 288

ISBN: 0375840966

ISBN13: 9780375840968