Recommended Reading: A Time for Courage

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.

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