"Rights? What rights? If you believe in equal rights for women - including the right to vote - you wouldn't want to be a suffragist! You could wind up in a filthy jail cell, on a diet of bread and water and sentenced to silence, just for speaking your mind."
A light hearted look at the dark side of history offers up the surprising difficulties endured by women suffragists who stood up for women's rights, including the right to vote in the United States and Great Britain.
32 pages Ages 8-12 978-0531219119