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The Resource Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909, written by Michelle Markel ; pictures by Melissa Sweet

Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909, written by Michelle Markel ; pictures by Melissa Sweet

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Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Title
Brave girl
Title remainder
Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Statement of responsibility
written by Michelle Markel ; pictures by Melissa Sweet
Title variation
Brave girl
Title variation remainder
Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers Strike of 1909
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Clara Lemlich who led the largest walkout of women workers in the country's history
Summary
An illustrated account of immigrant Clara Lemlich's pivotal role in the influential 1909 women laborer's strike describes how she worked grueling hours to acquire an education and support her family before organizing a massive walkout to protest the unfair working conditions in New York's garment district
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2014
  • Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, 2014.
  • Jane Addams Book Award for Books for Younger Children, 2014.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
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10160270
Cataloging source
DLC
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Markel, Michelle
Dewey number
331.892/88711509747109041
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
004-009
LC call number
HD5325.C62 1909
LC item number
M37 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
760
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sweet, Melissa
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True
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  • Lemlich, Clara
  • Shirtwaist Makers' Strike, New York, N.Y., 1909
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Women clothing workers
  • Women in the labor movement
  • Lemlich, Clara
  • Shirtwaist Makers' Strike, New York, N.Y., 1909
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Women clothing workers
  • Women in the labor movement
Target audience
primary
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Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Label
Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909, written by Michelle Markel ; pictures by Melissa Sweet
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Publication
Control code
2012025439
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780061804427
Lccn
2012025439
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909, written by Michelle Markel ; pictures by Melissa Sweet
Publication
Control code
2012025439
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780061804427
Lccn
2012025439
Other physical details
col. ill.

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