This Step 2 BIOGRAPHY READER shares the life and inspiring efforts of this bold suffragette and her fight for women's 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--and was arrested! 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 other women 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 2 Readers
use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.
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.