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Wheels of Change : How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few FlatTires Along the Way) - Sue Macy

Wheels of Change

How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few FlatTires Along the Way)

By: Sue Macy

Hardcover Published: 11th January 2011
ISBN: 9781426307614
Number Of Pages: 96
For Ages: 10+ years old

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Take a lively look at women's history from aboard a bicycle, which granted females the freedom of mobility and helped empower women's liberation. Through vintage photographs, advertisements, cartoons, and songs, Wheels of Change transports young readers to bygone eras to see how women used the bicycle to improve their lives. Witty in tone and scrapbook-like in presentation, the book deftly covers early (and comical) objections, influence on fashion, and impact on social change inspired by the bicycle, which, according to Susan B. Anthony, "has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world."

NCSS—Notable Social Studies Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies 2012

School Library Journal Best Books of 2011

Finalist YALSA Excellence in Non Fiction for Young Adults

SLJ’s 100 Magnificent Children’s Books of 2011

Amelia Bloomer List

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ISBN: 9781426307614
ISBN-10: 1426307616
Series: Nat Geo - History (US)
Audience: Children
For Ages: 10+ years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 11th January 2011
Publisher: National Geographic Kids
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 19.68  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised