My True Story: Give Us the Vote!

by Sue Reid (author) (UK edition)

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Product Description

Proof from history: don’t take no for an answer if you want to change the world. A gripping true story. England’s women want the vote. (Not all of them, but plenty.) They ask nicely. Nobody listens. So they ask again – louder. Will their demands be heard? Dora Thewlis is sixteen. She works a ten-hour day at the loom. But she longs for a better world. So this young weaver from Huddersfield joins a march in London calling for the women’s vote. She is arrested outside the Houses of Parliament – becoming front page news. Will her fiery spirit survive prison? And would you have the guts to fight for your rights like the real-life ‘Baby Suffragette’?

Product Details

Series

My True Story

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407117812

Date published

April 4th, 2011

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.0; Middle years; 6.0 points

Other details
  • 208 pages
Condition

New

UK edition

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Author/Illustrator

Sue Reid

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    AngelofDeath
    on 8 March 2014

    Heart rending, a lovely story

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    Catherine0703
    on 6 March 2014

    Touching book. A great read

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    Paradise56
    on 6 March 2013

    amazing true story