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Novels which feature the suffragette movement?

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Belo Fri 26-Aug-16 13:11:31

We're on holiday and have run out of books... My 13 year old dd has requested that I download a novel for on the kindle for her which covers the suffragette movement. I'm
sure there must be some but I can't think of any for the life of me. Any recommendations?

Leeds2 Sat 27-Aug-16 03:14:17

Only one I can think of is Suffragette by, I think, Carol Drinkwater. It is part of the My Story series, but may be a bit "young" for a 13 year old.

Belo Mon 29-Aug-16 11:49:34

My younger daughter has read books in the 'my story' series and really enjoyed them. So thank you, that's a great idea for her! She has also expressed an interest now. I'm going to order that one straight away. Thanks

Leeds2 Mon 29-Aug-16 23:45:00

I hope she enjoys it!

CeeBeeBee Fri 02-Sep-16 19:20:53

Opal Plumstead by Jacquiline Wilson. It may be a bit too young for your 13 year old dd though.

grimupnorthLondon Fri 02-Sep-16 19:24:18

No Surrender by Constance Maud. Written in 1911 and very good. But beware that the force feeding scene is very violent and upset me quite a bit when I first read it aged about 11 or 12. Depends how sensitive your 13 year old is (I was a total wimp)

midcenturymodern Fri 02-Sep-16 19:26:26

if you click on the books here you can see amazon ratings if that helps

Wanderingraspberry Fri 02-Sep-16 19:30:34

A Question of Courage by Marjorie Darke. I loved it at that age.

morningtoncrescent62 Sun 04-Sep-16 19:38:36

Opal Plumstead by Jacqueline Wilson. The main character is 14 and although I think the target audience is a bit younger, I think it works fine with early teens because of the amount of historical detail.

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