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- DescriptionA perfect Common Core tie-in, <i>The Hope Chest</i> includes backmatter with period photographs, historical tes about the suffrage movement, and a Voting in America timeline. It's also a New York State Curriculum title for fourth grade.Eleven-year-old Violet has one goal in mind when she runs away from home: to find her sister, Chloe. Violet s parents said Chloe had turned into the Wrong Sort of Person, but Violet knew better. The only problem is that Chloe s t in New York anymore. She's moved on to Tennesee where she's fighting for the right of women to vote. As Violet's journey grows longer, her single-minded pursuit of reuniting with her sister changes. Before long she is standing side-by-side with her new friends suffragists, socialists, and colored people the type of people whom her parents would t approve. But if Violet s becoming the Wrong Sort of Person, why does it feel just right? This stirring depiction of the very end of the women's suffrage battle in America is sure to please readers who like their historical fiction fast-paced and action-packed. <i>American Girls</i> fans will fall hard for Violet and her less-than-proper friends.
- Author BiographyKAREN SCHWABACH has been voting since 1984. She lived in Alaska for many years, but did not find it necessary to change her name. <i>A Pickpocket's Tale</i> was her fiction debut, and <i>The Hope Chest</i> is her second novel.
- Author(s)Karen Schwabach
- PublisherRandom House USA Inc
- Date of Publication15/08/2011
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectYoung Adult Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2011
- ImprintRandom House Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight204 g
- Width130 mm
- Height190 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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