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The Big Day

By Terry Lee Caruthers and Robert Casilla
Star Bright Books
40 pages

All morning Big Mama tells young Tansy, “It’s a big day!” But what’s so special about this day? Tansy soon learns the importance: the right to vote! This heartfelt story celebrates Agnes Sadler, the first Black woman to legally vote in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1919.

~from the publisher