I Could Do That!: Ester Morris Gets Women the Vote

I Could Do That!: Ester Morris Gets Women the Vote

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Overview

Full of humor and spunk – just like Esther!



"I could do that," says six-year-old Esther as she watches her mother making tea. Start her own business at the age of nineteen? Why, she could do that, too. But one thing Esther and other women could NOT do was vote. Only men could do that.

With lively text and humorous illustrations as full of spirit as Esther herself, this striking picture book biography shows how one girl's gumption propels her through a life filled with challenges until, in 1869, she wins the vote for women in Wyoming Territory – the first time ever in the United States!


I Could Do That! is a 2006 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780374335274
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 09/06/2005
Series: Melanie Kroupa Bks.
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 330,070
Product dimensions: 9.76(w) x 11.11(h) x 0.41(d)
Lexile: AD780L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Linda Arms White's humorous books include Comes a Wind, an American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. She lives outside Allenspark, Colorado.

Nancy Carpenter has written and illustrated many books for children, including Fannie in the Kitchen by Deborah Hopkinson, a Publishers Weekly Best Book, and Twister by Darleen Bailey Beard. She lives in Brooklyn,
New York.

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