A Voice from the Wilderness: The Story of Anna Howard Shaw

By Don Brown

Reading Level: Pre-School, Early Elementary School
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin 2001

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Anna Howard Shaw was a pioneer in the fight for woman suffrage. Her childhood on the frontier influenced her belief in woman's equality with men.

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Caldecott Medal

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