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"A historical fiction novel in verse detailing the life of Clara Lemlich and her struggle for women's labor rights in the early 20th century in New York"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Speak,, 2016
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780147512499
Branch Call Number: Y CRO
Characteristics: 390 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm


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Jul 09, 2015

Written in free verse, this book is a pleasant detour from most fiction. A finely written and fluid narrative.

KCLSLibrarians Jan 16, 2015

Melanie Crowder's vibrant verse brings life to Clara Lemlich, a young Jewish immigrant who sparked the women's labor movement in the early 1900s. At times harrowing, but often uplifting, the story follows her from Russia to the tenements of New York to the union halls and protests.

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