Nomination: Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way)

Macy, Sue. How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flat Tires Along the Way). 2011. 96 p. National Geographic, $18.95. 978-1-4263-0761-4. Gr. 6 and up.

Author, Sue Macy, presents a well-written account of the importance of the bicycle to women in the late 1800s. Through period photographs, cartoons, postcards, newspaper articles advertisements, and songs, this biography will provide readers with a new perspective about the oppressive conditions that women faced and their journey toward equal rights.  [mpn]

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