The hope chest / Karen Schwabach.
Book | Random House | 2008 | First edition.
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274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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.
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.
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.4 9.0 120147.
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