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Good books about suffragettes for primary age DD?

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tenderbuttons Fri 09-Jan-15 12:55:09

Hurrah for Jacqueline Wilson, is what I say, somewhat to my surprise.

Thanks to Opal Plumstead - which is about a girl who becomes a suffragette - DD is very interested in the subject and would like any books that might be out there. She's 8, but can read fairly well.

Oh, and she'll be going in as a suffragette for World Book Day as a result...

YonicSleighdriver Fri 09-Jan-15 20:05:06

scallopsrgreat Fri 09-Jan-15 20:18:34

Jump Mag may have a few suggestions?

Also Sandi Toksvig Girls are Best and Heroines and Harridans may be suitable and have something in them?

MissMillament Fri 09-Jan-15 22:03:59

The My Story series has one about a suffragette
and I can also recommend this one by Adele Geras - it is part of a series called Historical House but all the books can be read as stand alone novels

Both of them should be well within her capabilities if she has read Opal Plumstead.

MissMillament Fri 09-Jan-15 22:05:40

Sorry - got it wrong - the suffragette one in that series is Polly's March They are all good though for a girl with an interest in history.

MissMillament Fri 09-Jan-15 22:07:00

Oh and look at this pack OP. It looks amazing.

tenderbuttons Sat 10-Jan-15 13:02:12

Thank you for all of this. I have ordered those two from the library - and the replica pack looks fantastic (I had the Jackdaw folders like that as a child, so it's particularly brilliant to see that!)

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