Alice across America : the story of the first women's cross-country road trip
|Format:||Print Book 2020|
|Availability:||Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 7 copies|
When Alice Ramsey was little, she loved to ride horses--especially fast ones. As she grew up, more people were driving cars. From the moment Alice slid behind the wheel, she was crazy about cars. So when the Maxwell Company challenged her to drive one of their new cars across the country as a promotional ploy to prove that even a lady could do it, Alice daringly accepted. Together, with several women by her side, these trailblazers roughed many insurmountable hardships over the course of a remarkable two month journey and far succeeded all expectations. With a clever blend of women's history, technological history, and American roading geography, this is a celebration of unstoppable women making strides in twentieth-century America.Christy Ottaviano Books
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- United States
-- Juvenile literature.
Ramsey, Alice -- Travel -- United States.
Women automobile drivers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Automobile travel -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile literature.
Sex role -- Juvenile literature.
Women automobile drivers -- United States -- Biography.
Automobile travel -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
|Publisher|| New York :2020
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
Color maps on endpapers
1 volume (unpaged) : illustations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Includes bibliographical references.