This Step 2 BIOGRAPHY READER shares the life and inspiring efforts of this bold suffragette and her fight for women's right to vote. "It's not fair." Susan B. Anthony was very concerned about fairness and equality for women and girls in America. She knew it wasn't fair to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. She knew it wasn't fair not to allow women to vote in elections. In fact, it was illegal for women to vote. But she felt so strongly, she voted—and was arrested! Young readers will learn about young Susan B. Anthony and how she grew up to become a suffragette—a fighter for women's equality. She joined forces with other women and gave speeches around the country to gain support for women's right to vote. She fought her whole life, and believed that "failure is impossible." She was right; her work made the 19th Amendment to the Constitution possible! Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.