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Rabble rousers : 20 women who made a difference

by Harness, Cheryl.

Format: Print Book 2003
Availability: Available at 11 Libraries 11 of 12 copies
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Bridgeville Public Library Public Library Children's Non-Fiction JUV 920 HAR
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Summary
Just in time for Women's History Month, here are short, spirited profiles of twenty women who impacted life in America by speaking out against injustice and fighting for social improvements. The folksy, friendly narrative introduces such fascinating figures as Sojourner Truth, abolitionist preacher; Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, a Civil War physician; Margaret Sanger, birth control pioneer; and Doris Haddock, a ninety-two-year-old champion of campaign-finance reform. The book spans over two hundred years of American history and includes time lines for such important social movements as abolition, woman suffrage, labor, and civil rights. Readers inspired by these fiery women can use the civil action tips and resources in the back of the book to do some of their own rabble-rousing.
Contents
Ann Lee
Frances Wright
Emma Hart Willard
Sojourner Truth
Mary Ann Shadd Cary
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Susan B. Anthony
Dr. Mary Edwards Walker
Frances E. Willard
Mary E. Lease
Ida Bell Wells-Barnett
Jane Addams
Mary Harris Jones
Margaret Sanger
Alice Paul
Eleanor Roosevelt
Fannie Lou Hamer
Betty Friedan
Dolores Huerta
Doris Haddock.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 3^-6. This wonderful resource offers numerous opportunities for tie-ins with a unit on women's history and the middle-grade social studies curriculum in general. Twenty two-page biographies of familiar (Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony, Eleanor Roosevelt) and not-so-familiar (Ann Lee, Mary E. Lease) women are interspersed with time lines on the abolition, women's, labor, and civil rights movements. Harness writes with ease about her strong-willed subjects, and she has decorated her stories with a striking sepia-toned oval portrait of each woman, as well as highly detailed full-color scenes that reflect the time periods. Hoping to inspire young readers to take up a cause of their own, she ends the book with a section of civil action tips, provides addresses of such organizations as Kids Voting USA and Girls, Inc., which she defines as "a girl-empowering organization," and suggests four historic places children might want to visit. A glossary and a bibliography are appended. --Lauren Peterson"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Women activists take center stage in Rabble Rousers: 20 Women Who Made a Difference by Cheryl Harness. The volume opens in 1776 with Ann Lee, founder of the first Shaker colony in Niskeyuna, N.Y. (near Albany), and closes with the ongoing story of 92-year-old Doris "Granny D" Haddock, who walked cross-country in 1999 in an effort to draw attention to the issue of campaign finance reform. The leaders are grouped within the abolitionist, women's, labor and civil rights movements. Readers will gobble up the wealth of information here. Back matter contains "civil action tips," resource listings and suggestions for further reading. (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Women social reformers -- United States -- Biography.
Women political activists -- United States -- Biography.
Women -- United States -- Biography.
Social movements -- United States -- History.
Publisher New York :Dutton Children's Books,2003
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 64 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 58-60) and index.
ISBN 0525470352
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