HOT TAKES FROM
SEEN AND HEARD
A VOTE FOR SUSANNA has received a wide range of social media support, ranging from
a true "Spin Doctor" (lyricist/lead singer of famed band Spin Doctors) and an award-wining actress, to elected officials, award-winning documentarians, "Shark Tank" deal recipients, literary agents/agencies, Good Day Kansas! (NBC TV Show), non-profits, national/local museums, state/local libraries American Federation of Teachers' online platform, schools, award-winning children's authors/illustrators, an energy company, book marketing groups, state/local libraries, 4H, magazines, newspapers, the Kansas Historical Society, and the Kansas League of Women Voters.
PRAISE FOR A VOTE FOR SUSANNA
(General Hospital, ABC)
“Karen M. Greenwald’s book, A Vote For Susanna is a fantastic and important book. And so inspiring and educational! And Sian’s illustrations are beautifully done. It certainly deserves all the accolades it has been receiving."
Jade Piros de Carvalho
Mayor of Hutchinson, KS
"Karen M. Greenwald's book is a delightful celebration of Kansas' shining legacy as the first state with a woman Mayor. This recognition will highlight Mayor Salter's unique story and inspire a new generation of Kansans to aim high in their leadership goals" ; "As a woman mayor, sharing the book with my daughter was meaningful because she didn't understand that women weren't always able to serve in public office. It's important for children to learn the history of women who blazed the trail for others.”
Treva Hodges, PhD.
1st Woman Mayor of Charlestown, IN
"One of my new favorite books!" ; "Susanna’s story is a wonderful tale of success in the face of adversity. Karen Greenwald’s translation of Susanna’s win into a children’s book helps us remind our young girls and boys that everyone can stand up to bullies. It’s inspiring to see.”
Farrah N. Khan
1st Woman Mayor of Irvine, CA
"A Vote for Susanna is the story of so many of us that have broken barriers to be elected Mayors. As the first woman of color and Muslim Mayor for our city and region, being the first is just the beginning, it’s keeping the door open so others can have a seat at the table too."
1st Woman Mayor of Vancouver, WA
"A Vote for Susanna, The First woman Mayor is an appealing true-life story that inspires all of us to aim higher while demonstrating the actions of how to reach those heights."
Mayor of Fullerton, CA 2016, 2020
"As a former mayor, I'm thankful Karen has told this important story about this trailblazing woman who was America's first Mayor."
1st Mayor of Auburn, NY, 1999
Founder of 1st Amendment-1st Vote
"Since I'm the first, and unfortunately only, woman so far to be Mayor of my city, my heart took a flutter with joy over, A Vote for Susanna: The First Woman Mayor. A must read for all who envision gender parity in U.S. elected offices."