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Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909

Author: Michelle Markel; Melissa Sweet; Rachel Zegar
Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : [Folded and gathered galley], First editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Clara Lemlich; Clara Lemlich
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Markel; Melissa Sweet; Rachel Zegar
OCLC Number: 903926173
Notes: "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.
Awards: Winner of Jane Addams Children's Book Award (Bks for Younger Children) 2014
Winner of Children's Book Committee Award (Nonfiction) 2014
Commended for Lupine Award (Picture Book) 2013
Commended for Sydney Taylor Book Award (Younger Readers) 2014
Commended for Orbis Pictus Award 2014
Short-listed for Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award (Grades 3-5) 2016
Short-listed for Star of the North Picture Book Award 2015
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: written by Michelle Markel ; Illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

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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.

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