Born to Ride

Born to Ride

A Story About Bicycle Face

Book - 2019
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In Rochester, New York, in 1896, Louisa Belinda Bellflower defies convention and ignores her brother's warnings by learning to ride a bicycle. Includes a history of bicycling and its connection to the women's rights movement.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2019]
ISBN: 9781419734120
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Garrity-Riley, Kelsey


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The year is 1896 and a young girl named Louisa wants to learn how to ride a bicycle even though girls are discouraged from doing so. This is because of a so-called "bicycle face" they might get when riding that will supposedly not go away. Despite this, she enlists her brother's help an... Read More »

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