A Time for Courage: The Suffragette Diary of Kathleen Bowen
Written by: Kathryn Lasky
Significance: Tying together with the Suffragette movie premiere, this book follows Kathleen Bowen’s diary during the U.S. fight for women’s suffrage.
Synopsis: A diary account of thirteen-year-old Kathleen Bowen's life in Washington, D.C. in 1917, as she juggles concerns about the national battle for women's suffrage, the war in Europe, and her own school work and family. Includes a historical note.
This book is a perfect read for Women’s Fund members who want to understand more about the fight for women’s voting rights in America.
Recommended Reading: A Time for Courage
August 20, 2015
2015 Grantee Highlights: Women's Search for Success and Self-Sufficiency