Jane Against the World: Roe v. Wade and the Fight for

Jane Against the World: Roe v. Wade and the Fight for FROM AWARD WINNING AUTHOR KAREN BLUMENTHAL COMES A DEEP AND PASSIONATE LOOK AT THR RIVETING HISTORY OF THE FIGHT FOR REPRODUCTION RIGHTS IN THE UNITED STATESTracing the path to the landmark decision in Roe v Wade and the continuing battle for women t rights, Blumenthal examines, in a straightforward tone, the root causes of the current debate around abortion and repercussions that have affected generations of American womenThis eye opening book is the perfect tool to facilitate difficult discussions and awareness of a topic that is rarely touched on in school but affects each and every young person It s also perfect for fans of Steve Sheinkin and Deborah HeilgmanThis journalistic look at the history of abortion and the landmark case of Roe v Wade is an important and necessary bookKaren Blumenthal PListening Library


10 thoughts on “Jane Against the World: Roe v. Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights

  1. Anna Anna says:

    I picked up Jane Against the World Roe v Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights by Karen Blumenthal because of the colorful cover I stayed for the interesting take on how the history of abortions has shaped the modern viewpoints on this topic On track to be published in February of 2020, this non fiction book intended for younger andliberal audiences gives a detailed play by play on the events leading up to and f


  2. Laura Gardner Laura Gardner says:

    Thanks to MacMillanUSA for a free review copy to share with kidlitexchange.This comprehensive nonfiction book will be great for research projects on the right to choose Covering the history of abortion in America from the 1800s to present, the book features several abortion advocates including Madame Restell, various clergy who were part of the Clergy Consultation Service, doctors, Margaret Sanger andOccasional breaks


  3. Ava Budavari Ava Budavari says:

    Wow What an incredible book I learned so much about the history of the abortion rights movement while reading this I know this is a book that I will continue to refer back to for the rest of my life It is so important that we educate ourselves on this issue, and this book is an incredible tool for that It is so well researched, and incredibly thorough, while also being accessible and easy to understand Please pick up you


  4. Jean-Marie Jean-Marie says:

    I purchased this one for my 16 year old daughter, but since she s in the middle of another book, I gave it a quick read while I had the chance Jane Against the World is a well research and engaging non fiction narrative of the history of reproductive rights While it s a YA selection, I recommend it for all ages It s great for anyone with an interest in feminist history, reproductive rights history, U.S History, or constitu


  5. Laura Laura says:

    14 Some frank description of sexual matters as they relate to pregnancy and descriptions of abortion procedures It s all very clinical.I somehow didn t look at the author name before I started this I just happened to download a DRC a couple of months ago and was in the mood for a little nonfiction Had I known this was by Karen Blumenthal a true queen of YA nonfiction , I would have been better prepared for how amazing this w


  6. Amanda Russell Amanda Russell says:

    What a great read Should be mandatory for all high school kids It is meticulously researched without being dry, honestly presented without being preachy Abortion issues are so muchcomplicated and nuanced than politicians would have us believe Although this country has made some important strides towards equality, it is naive to think that women aren t still fighting for control over their own bodies.


  7. M A M A says:

    Although this book is targeted for the YA market, adult readers will find also Jane Against the World to be a well researched, but concise telling of the Roe v Wade story As a reader of that certain age who remembers the main elements of Roe history, the book provides not only a reminder of how lopsided the world was for women a mere generation ago but also how challenging that fight for equality was and still is Roe and contrac


  8. Monet Monet says:

    Pushed, she said a woman s constitutional right exists until a child is born, since the Constitution gives rights only once one is born A vital and necessary read for any adult of the modern day There is nocomprehensive history of women s healthcare and reproductive rights than in this book It s full of important court cases, testimonies and personal opinions on equal rights This book is informational and is necessary for any wome


  9. Erin Logan Erin Logan says:

    Wow What I thought would be a retelling of the Roe v Wade case ended up being a complete history of women s health, medicine, science, poverty, lies, and discrimination I really appreciated that Blumenthal noted the differences in treatment and struggles of white women and women of color This was thought provoking, informative, and well researched I ve loved some of her other nonfiction, and this one definitely ranks high up there


  10. Jessica Jessica says:

    At a time when women are still fighting for autonomy when it comes to their own bodies, this book covers the history of that struggle I m sure this book will getthan its fair share of negative reviews, as it does name the Catholic Church as one of the leading opponents, and the interference of religious views into political issues Still, it s interesting to read about these men and women who risked jail, physical punishment, and even


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