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In the Fields and the Trenches chronicles the lives of heroes, cowards. comics, and villains--some famous, some not--who participated in this life changing event. Though their stories are a century old, they convey modern, universal themes of love, death, power, greed, courage, hate, fear, family friends, and sacrifice.
16 women, living and dead, who end-ran roadblocks on their quest to bear witness to wars on the battlefield and the civilians who suffer.
A Bankstreet Best Children's Book of the Year, 2013
Named to the Amelia Bloomer List of the American Library Association, 2013
“[A] fine history of how women got the vote in the United States...[it] offers a powerful lesson in the vindication of the rights of women.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Lively and gently instructive.” —Asbury Park Press
“An excellent, readable introduction to an important topic.” —School Library Journal
Elizabeth I is a towering figure in both British and
world history, and this book does a good job of
The writing is clear and suited to readers with no
previous knowledge of the topic... succeeds at
being interesting and scholarly at the same time.
---School Library Journal
An NSTA Recommended Book
A Chicago Public Library "Best of the Best" for 2010
This book, aimed 9+ readers, is about a man, his
physics, and activities—brought together to provide a lot
of science fun. It starts with a timeline of Newton’s life,
establishing the theme that biography, science, and
historical changes are all connected. This is an ideal
way to begin to discuss science in the context of society.
-- National Science Teachers Association