Brave Girl

Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909

Markel, Michelle

Book - 2013
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Brave Girl
Print
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.

Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061804427
0061804428
Branch Call Number: J B Lemlich M
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Sweet, Melissa 1956-

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

Feb 16, 2015
  • muffinpopcorn rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Clara had learned a lot from her short time in America . She believed that everyone deserved a fair chance. That you had to stand together and fight for what you wanted . And most importantly that you could do anything you put your mind to .
Clara was young and couldn't speak English nor knew the ways of her new home in America but she left her mark and what she believed in.

Apr 11, 2014
  • thelibrarylisa rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The ending gave me chills!

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Find it at NYPL

  Loading...

Buy It Now

Support your library, keep it forever!

View Purchase Options Learn more about this program

Your Cart

Hello! We noticed you have the following items in your cart right now:

If you'd still like to purchase the items you have in your cart, you can do that now.

You'll be able to purchase your eBook after you have checked out your current cart.

Brave Girl
Markel, Michelle
Brave Girl

To continue with your eBook purchase immediately, you can clear your cart by clicking below.

All items will be removed from your cart.


I'd like to keep browsing! I'll decide later.

Explore Further


Browse the Shelf

Subject Headings


Recommendations

  Loading...
[]
[]