The Hope Chest

Gender & Sexism
Social Justice
Author(s):
Karen Schwabach
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Yearling
ISBN:
978-0375840968
Year:
Gender & Sexism
Social Justice

Eleven-year-old Violet has one goal in mind when she runs away from home: to find her sister, Chloe. Chloe has moved to Tennessee where she's fighting for the right of women to vote. As Violet's journey grows longer, her pursuit to reunite with her sister changes. Before long she is standing side-by-side with her new friends—suffragists, socialists and black people—the type of people whom her parents would not approve. The book depicts the very end of the women's suffrage battle in America.

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Under My Hijab

Hena Khan

As a young girl observes six very different women in her life who each wear the hijab in a unique way, she also dreams of the rich possibilities of her own future, and how she will express her own personality through her hijab.

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