Girls for the Vote

Written by Linda Newbery

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Brings the past brilliantly to life and introduces inspirational women to today's girls. Historically strong, this is a dramatic story with a real sense of atmosphere which in turn sheds an impressively wide light on the social and economic picture of its time.

Girls for the Vote was originally published as Polly's March.

 

Girls for the Vote Synopsis

When thirteen-year-old Polly befriends two suffragettes in the top floor flat at 6 Chelsea Walk, she finds herself questioning the views of those around her. The Votes for Women campaign strikes a chord with Polly and she becomes determined to join the suffragettes' protest march, even if it means clashing with her family...

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ISBN: 9781474948401
Publication date: 03/05/2018
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781474948401
Publication date: 3rd May 2018
Author: Linda Newbery
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 208 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories, Historical Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Suffrage 100

About Linda Newbery

Linda Newbery always wanted to be a writer, filling exercise books with stories which she hid in her wardrobe, but only began submitting her work once she became a secondary school teacher. She had her first novel published in 1988 and is now a full-time writer. Linda writes for various age groups and has twice been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, for The Shell House and Sisterland and in 2006 won the Costa Children’s Book Award for Set in Stone.Linda lives in a Northamptonshire village with her husband and three cats. She is an active member of the SAS ...

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