Belva Lockwood Wins Her Case

by Drollene P. Brown, Abby Levine, and James Watling

A clearly written, well-documented biography of the 19th century lawyer, activist,... read more

A clearly written, well-documented biography of the 19th century lawyer, activist, and presidential candidate provides a lot of information about the historical struggle for equal rights for women, as well as about the life of a remarkable woman. A first rate biography draws on primary and secondary sources to make Lockwood's life interesting and accessible to children, without the least hint of fictionalization. (Ages 9-12)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1987

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