A Lady Has the Floor

Written by:¬†Kate Hannigan Illustrated by:¬†Allison Jay For ages:¬†7-10 years Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†Historical Figures, Women’s¬†Rights,¬†Activism, Trailblazers, Women in Politics. Summary:¬†Belva was smart and wild, unafraid of everything. ¬†When she was 14, she became the head teacher in the one-room schoolhouse in her hometown in New York. ¬†On her first payday, Belva was appalled to find out…