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Writer's Block: It’s Women’s Equality Day!

Writer's Block: It’s Women’s Equality Day!

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sarah bolger
Do you think women are treated as equals? What changes would you like to see?
"i do love to read," said felicity. "i'd like to attend the college here in williamsburg, and read greek and latin and philosophy and geography, just as the young gentleman do."

"oh, lissie," laughed nan. "that's silly! girls aren't taught at the college."

ben looked up from the chessboard and grinned. "maybe you could pretend to be a boy," he said. "i have a pair of breeches you may borrow."

felicity grinned back, but then she sighed. "i don't see why girls aren't educated, too."

(from felicity learns a lesson: a school story, by valerie tripp, published 1991)

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