One of the women instrumental in the women's fight for the right to vote was Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Stanton was born on this day in 1815, in Johnstown, New York; she died in 1902.
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For adult readers we have Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: An Illustrated History, by Geoffrey C. Ward [920 WAR].
There are many more books for children written about Stanton Stone, here are three:
Fritz, Jean. You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton? [J B STA]
McCully, Emily Arnold. The Ballot box Battle. [J B STA]
Tanya Lee. Elizabeth Leads the Way: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Right to Vote. [J B STA]
It's hard to find a better role model for girls than this woman who was born two hundred years ago. She was a woman who spoke her mind and made a difference!