A beautiful novel set against the backdrop of an important and pivotal movement in UK history, tying in with the centenary of the Suffragettes' first major victory in 2018.
A hundred years ago, women didn't have the vote. When Lizzy Frost becomes involved with the fledgling Suffragette movement, it expands her horizons in ways she never could have imagined. From time spent in prison for the cause to new relationships with fellow campaigners, Lizzy's struggle for votes for women sets her heart on fire.
Linda Newbery began by writing teenage fiction, but has now written for all ages. She has won the Costa Children's Book Prize and has twice been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, as well as for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. She lives in rural Oxfordshire, with her husband, three cats and two chickens.
Children’s & educational
Paperback - B format
12 - 15
Children's, Teenage & educational