Cover image for The Hope Chest
Title:
The Hope Chest
Author:
Schwabach, Karen.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary:
When eleven-year-old Violet runs away from home in 1918 and takes the train to New York City to find her older sister who is a suffragist, she falls in with people her parents would call "the wrong sort, " and ends up in Nashville, Tennessee, where "Suffs" and "Antis" are gathered, awaiting the crucial vote on the nineteenth amendment.
Language:
English
Contents:
Stolen letters -- Dying Mrs. Renwick -- Meeting Myrtle -- Henry Street -- Hobie and the brakeman -- It all comes down to Tennessee -- Heading to Nashville -- In the Jim Crow car -- Mr. Martins' escape -- Red adn yellow roses -- Finding Chloe - Violet spies -- Dead Horse alley -- Max Bloomstein's pharmacy -- Ferocious Mrs. Catt -- Politics and gunplay -- Hope chest -- August 18 -- Freedom -- Historical notes -- Voting in America: Time line.
Reading Level:
800 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.4 9.0 120147.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 5.3 15 Quiz: 43564.
ISBN:
9780375840951

9780375940958
Format :
Book