Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face
, by Larissa Theule, Illustrated by Kelsey Garrity-Riley
It’s 1896, Louise Belinda Bellflower lives in Rochester, New York with her parents and brother Joe. But Louise Belinda isn’t allowed to ride a bike and Joe is. Joe says girl’s faces will scrunch up from trying to balance on a bike, and stay that way, forever. Nonsense! Here’s the story of how the right to ride a bike advanced the women’s suffrage movement.