Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 / written by Michelle Markel ; Illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

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�...

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Main Author: Markel, Michelle (Author)
Other Authors: Sweet, Melissa, 1956- (Illustrator), Zegar, Rachel (Bookjacket designer, Typographer)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2013]
Edition:First edition.
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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.
Item Description:"The artist used watercolor, gouache, and mixed media to create the illustrations for this book"--Title page verso.
Typography and jacket design by Rachel Zegar.
Physical Description:1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Audience:Ages 4-8.
Preschool to grade 3.
760
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9780061804427
0061804428