Riding Freedom Author:Pam Munoz Ryan, Brian Selznick (Illustrator) Charlotte Parkhurst sure didn't act like a girl. She climbed trees, fought boys, and worked in a stable -- for fun. And she had a way with horses that was like nothing people had ever seen. — In the mid 1800s, some people didn't think it was proper for a girl to behave like Charlotte, and they tried to stop her. But Charlotte was smart, and she f... more »igured out a way to live her life the way she wanted.
A lively historical novel based on the true-life story of a little-known heroine.« less
Charlotte became a top-notch horse rider, a legendary stagecoach driver and the first woman ever to vote. And she did these things when they were all outlawed for women. How? With a plan so clever and so secret--almost no one figured it out.