Miss Paul and the President by Dean Robbins
The Creative Campaign for Women's Right to Vote

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Synopsis

Cast your vote for Alice Paul! The story of a tireless suffragette and the president she convinced to change everything.
 
When Alice Paul was a child, she saw her father go off to vote while her mother had to stay home. But why should that be? So Alice studied the Constitution and knew that the laws needed to change. But who would change them?
 
She would! In her signature purple hat, Alice organized parades and wrote letters and protested outside the White House. She even met with President Woodrow Wilson, who told her there were more important issues to worry about than women voting. But nothing was more important to Alice. So she kept at it, and soon President Wilson was persuaded.
 
Dean Robbins and illustrator Nancy Zhang bring the unsung hero to vivid life and show young voters-to-be how important it is to never back down from a cause you believe in!
 

About Dean Robbins

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Dean Robbins is a journalist and children’s book author. His first book, Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, was illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with his family. Visit him at deanrobbins.net.Nancy Zhang is a fashion illustrator whose work was featured in the Sew Zoey series. This is her first picture book. She lives in Germany. See more of her work at nancy-zhang.com.
Author Residence: Madison, WINancy Zhang is a fashion illustrator and has illustrated the covers of the Sew Zoey series. More of her work can be found at nancy-zhang.com. She lives in Germany.
 
Published September 6, 2016 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Children's Books.
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