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The taxing case of the cows : a true story about suffrage / by Iris Van Rynbach and Pegi Deitz Shea ; illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully.

Van Rynbach, Iris. (Author). Shea, Pegi Deitz. (Added Author). McCully, Emily Arnold, (illustrator.).

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Macon County Public Library J324.6 V (Text) 39493106847959 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780547236315
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 32).
Summary, etc.:
Each year, to raise awareness of taxation without representation, Abby and Julia Smith decline to pay the tax on their cows, levied by a ruling in which they had no vote, and then buy back their cows from the government confiscators.
Target Audience Note:
910L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.3 0.5 140160.
Subject: Taxation > Connecticut > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Women > Suffrage > History > Juvenile literature.
Taxation > History > Juvenile literature.
Women > Suffrage > Connecticut > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Connecticut > History > Juvenile literature.

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