Ballots for Belva
The True Story of a Woman's Race for the Presidency
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Ballots for Belva by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
Book DescriptionBelva Lockwood was the first woman to officially run for president and appear on a ballot. She won 4,149 recorded votes, to be exact, in the 1884 presidential election - long before women were even given the right to vote. Belva was a larger-than-life personality and way ahead of her time. She received a law degree when most schools did not accept women, and went on to be a vocal supporter for equal rights - not just for women, but for all Americans, regardless of their race or gender. This book is perfect for a year when America might elect its first woman president.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780810971103
(267mm x 216mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Publish Date: 29-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
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Author Biography - Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen has written a number of books for children. She visits schools to share her stories and experiences, and teaches writing to children and adults. She lives in London, UK, with her husband and three children. Visit her online at www.sudipta.com. Courtney Autumn Martin is a graduate of The Rhode Island School of Design. The middle of three creative children, she grew up drawing and painting alongside her sisters. She now lives in Massachusettss, USA. This is her first picture book. Visit her online at www.c-a-martin.com.
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