The hope chest / Karen Schwabach
Book | Random House | 2008 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary
When eleven-year-old Violet runs away from home in 1918 and takes the train to New York City to find her older sister who is a suffragist, she falls in with people her parents would call "the wrong sort," and ends up in Nashville, Tennessee, where "Suffs" and "Antis" are gathered, awaiting the crucial vote on the nineteenth amendment.
Contents
Stolen letters -- Dying Mrs. Renwick -- Meeting Myrtle -- Henry Street -- Hobie and the brakeman -- It all comes down to Tennessee -- Heading to Nashville -- In the Jim Crow car -- Mr. Martin's escape -- Red and yellow roses -- Finding Chloe - Violet spies -- Dead Horse alley -- Max Bloomstein's pharmacy -- Ferocious Mrs. Catt -- Politics and gunplay -- Hope chest -- August 18 -- Freedom -- Historical notes -- Voting in America: a time line.
Study Program
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.4 9.0 120147.
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ISBN
9780375840951 trade
0375840958 trade
9780375940958 library binding
0375940952 library binding
9780375840968 paperback
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