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Oona, Reepham High School and College

Things A Bright Girl Can Do

This book follows the unique stories of three girls who, through rallies and arrests, join the fight for the vote.
This opens the threats and tensions that travel through the group.

The Suffragettes will challenge Evelyn, May and Nell with responsibility and sacrifice. This all comes at a price. As the war brews, the girls will have to prove their worth to the group to the extremes.
This novel is novel of compassion, identity and hardship.
The girls learn to depend on nothing but to fight for everything.

It is set in England,1914.
The world is thrown into turmoil at the fear of war.
These girls are experiencing sexism at its utmost limit.
They learn that to get anywhere in the world, they must fight. They must fight for a right to vote, a right to go to university, a right to do any job, a right to not hide who you are, to express oneself.

It deals with the coming-of-age, history, politics/human rights, sexuality, war, friendship, relationships and LGBTQ+IA.

These girls have a chance to fight and to answer back and this is what they do.

Some prominent themes in this book are; feminism and equality, social class and divisions, love, life and hope, and the impacts of the First World War.

Enjoy reading!

Posted on: 24th April 2019 at 07:18 pm

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