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Susan B. Anthony: Her Fight for Equal Rights

Susan B. Anthony: Her Fight for Equal Rights

Illustrated by Maike Plenzke


Susan B. Anthony: Her Fight for Equal Rights

About the Book

This Step 2 BIOGRAPHY READER marks the 200th birthday of this bold suffragette and the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote.

"It's not fair." Susan B. Anthony was very concerned about fairness and equality for women and girls in America. She knew it wasn't fair to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. She knew it wasn't fair not to allow women to vote in elections. In fact, it was illegal for women to vote. But she felt so strongly, she voted in an election--and was arrested--anyway. Young readers will learn about young Susan B. Anthony and how she grew up to become a suffragette--a fighter for women's equality. She joined forces with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and others and gave speeches around the country to gain support for women's right to vote. She fought her whole life, and believed that "failure is impossible." She was right; her work made the 19th Amendment to the Constitution possible!

Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics--for children who are ready to read on their own.

Product Details

On sale: February 4, 2020
Age: 4-6 years
Grade: Preschool - 1
Page count: 32 Pages
ISBN: 9780593119822
Reading level: Lexile: 540L | Fountas/Pinnell: L

Author Bio

MONICA KULLING is a nonfiction maven. She has written numerous picture books, books of poetry, and biographies for children, including a number of Step into Reading HISTORY and BIOGRAPHY READERS, most recently, Eliza Hamilton: Founding Mother. She lives in Toronto with her partner and their adorable pets.

MAIKE PLENZKE studied illustration in Hamburg after having decided to pursue her dream of an illustration career.
In her studio full of plants, Maike loves to do colorful illustrations for book covers, magazines and other exciting projects. She has also Maike loves to do colorful illustrations for book covers, magazines, and comic books . When she is not drawing, she loves sewing, riding her longboard in the sun, and watching a movie on the couch. She lives and works in Berlin with her partner and their dog.