Starred Review: “Providing a different perspective on a very familiar time in the United States, this is an excellent look at a little-known but important woman.” School Library Journal.
Starred Review: This “thoughtful and insightful biography explores the life of a most unusual woman for her time.” Kirkus Review.
“A thoughtful reminder of America’s debt to Quakerism, Kanefield’s book vividly captures Suzy Wright’s life and liberty.” The Washington Post.
“Providing a different perspective on a very familiar time in the United States, this is an excellent look at a little-known but important woman.” Booklist.
“Independent-minded tweens obsessed with Laura Ingalls Wilder will devour this photo-filled account of an intrepid woman who conquered the frontier before her, giving medical care to Native Americans, training herself as a lawyer, and advising Benjamin Franklin.” FamilyFun Magazine, July 2016.
“This excellent resource and commentary on the life of a little-known but meritorious woman provides fascinating study for readers age 12 and older studying women’s history in Colonial America.” Midwest Book Reviews.
“In this handsomely designed, eye-opening, finely crafted biography, Teri Kanefield tells Wright’s story–and the early Pennsylvania history of Quakers, Native Americans, indentured servants and more–in crystal-clear prose enhanced by period illustrations, letters and contemporary photographs.” Shelf Awareness, March 16, 2016.
“A unique look at Colonial America, the American frontier, and the Revolutionary War through the eyes of an extraordinary woman. The fascinating and inspiring story includes an author’s note, bibliography, and index.” Continental Newstime, June 30, 2016.
“This is a lovely book. It’s filled with photos, side stories, and odd facts about life in that era.” Jo Ann Kakola, Book Blogger.