Nomination: The Extraordinary Suzy Wright: A Colonial Woman on the Frontier

613idtdmpsl-_sx258_bo1204203200_Kanefield, Teri. The Extraordinary Suzy Wright: A Colonial Woman on the Frontier. 2016. 64p. Abrams Books for Young Readers, $19.95 (978-1-4197-1866-3). Gr.3-8.

Suzy was an influential women in politics and public life in colonial America. She continually defied gender expectations as she advocated equal rights for women, helped found a new town in Pennsylvania, became America’s second female lawyer, wrote scientific papers, started a business and was a lifelong influential voice in public and political life.

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