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I COULD DO THAT! ESTHER MORRIS GETS WOMEN THE VOTE

Author: Linda Arms White
Illustrator: Nancy Carpenter

Grades: 1 - 7
Lexile®: n/a

Guided Reading Level: n/a

Release Date: 2006

Themes: American History, Families, Problem Solving, Prejudice, People at Work, Character-Building
 
This is the true story of Esther Morris, who started out life believing she could do anything, and then proved it, by building her own business, raising a family in the Wild West, working to get women the vote for the first time, AND becoming the first female judge and the first woman in the US to hold a political office! Narrated by Joan Allen, with music by David Mansfield.

Reviews:
School Library Journal: "Joan Allen narrates with lovely expression…. This is biography writing at its best, bringing Morris to life and making her life accessible to a new generation."

Video Librarian: "…this biographical paean to self-confidence, determination, and working toward improving the lot of fellow humans…is definitely recommended." Three stars

Booklist: "Crisply narrated by Joan Allen, this delightful program pays tribute to a woman who wasn’t afraid to make a difference."

Awards:
Book Awards: Book Links Lasting Connection Book; Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award; Christopher Medal Book
Film Awards: Booklist Editors’ Choice

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DVD

Item #: WDVD692
ISBN: 978-0-439-90569-5
Live Action


17:02 $59.95
Hardcover Book/CD

Item #: WHCD692
ISBN: 978-0-439-90582-4
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17:32 $29.95
Audio CD

Item #: WCD692RA
ISBN: 978-0-439-90548-0
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17:32 $12.95
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