Things a Bright Girl Can Do

eAudio - unabridged
(9.35 hours)
Product Number: TCM2557
Released: Sep 01, 2018
Business Term: Multiuse 100 Circ
ISBN: #9781528818117
Narrator(s): Cassie Layton
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

Through rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells and the poverty-stricken slums of the East End, three courageous young women join the fight for the vote. Evelyn is seventeen, and though she is rich and clever, she may never be allowed to follow her older brother to university. Enraged that she is expected to marry her childhood sweetheart rather than be educated, she joins the Suffragettes, and vows to pay the ultimate price for women's freedom. May is fifteen, and already sworn to the cause, though she and her fellow Suffragists refuse violence. When she meets Nell, a girl who's grown up in hardship, she sees a kindred spirit. Together and in love, the two girls start to dream of a world where all kinds of women have their place. But the fight for freedom will challenge Evelyn, May and Nell more than they ever could believe. As war looms, just how much are they willing to sacrifice?

Author(s): Sally Nicholls
Original Publish Date: Sep 01, 2018

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Author(s): Sally Nicholls
Product Number WEB231671
Released: Sep 07, 2017
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years or 36 Circs
Publisher: Andersen Digital
ISBN: #9781448188826

Professional reviews

"Following three courageous young women as they join the fight for women's votes, Things a Bright Girl Can Do is Sally Nicholls' dazzling return to YA fiction. Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize. “Nicholls has brought alive the young women of the past to empower the next generation.” THE TIMES"

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