Kids on strike!

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Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Co.,
Pub. Date:
1999.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
920L
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Kids on Strike! tells the story of children who stood up for their rights against powerful company owners, from a "turn-out" in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1836 led by eleven-year-old Harriet Hanson to the dramatic strike of 1912 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. By the early 1900s nearly two million children were in the United States work force. Their tiny fingers, strong eyesight, and boundless energy made them perfect employees. But after years and years of working long hours every day under harsh and inhumane conditions, children began to organize and make demands in order to protect themselves. They fought for better wages, fairer housing costs, and safer working environments. Susan Campbell Bartoletti tells of labor strikes led by young people throughout the United States. Illustrated with more than one hundred photographs from newspapers and journals as well as with the work of photographer Lewis Hine, this book provides an inside look at the individual and gripping events that shaped t
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ISBN:
9780395888926
9780618369232
Lexile measure:
920L
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Grouping Title kids on strike
Grouping Author bartoletti susan campbell
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display_description Describes the conditions and treatment that drove workers, including many children, to various strikes, from the mill workers strikes in 1828 and 1836 and the coal strikes at the turn of the century to the work of Mother Jones on behalf of child workers.
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subject_facet Child labor -- History -- Juvenile literature, Child labor -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature, Strikes and lockouts -- History -- Juvenile literature, Strikes and lockouts -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature
title_display Kids on strike!
title_full Kids on strike! / Susan Campbell Bartoletti
title_short Kids on strike!
topic_facet Child labor, History, Strikes and lockouts