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The Resource Kids on strike!, Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Kids on strike!, Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Label
Kids on strike!
Title
Kids on strike!
Statement of responsibility
Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Writing style
Award
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2001
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
199051
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
331.892/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD5324
LC item number
.B37 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Kids on strike!, Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-203) and index
Contents
  • "Now I Have a Past" The National Child Labor Committee (1904)
  • A Timeline of Federal Child Labor Laws
  • Introduction: "Shall We Turn Out?" Harriet Hanson and the Spinning-Room Strikers
  • "A Devil in Petticoats" Young Mill Workers Rebel Lowell, Massachusetts (1836)
  • "Stick Together and We'll Win" Messenger, Bootblack, and Newsie Strike Fever New York City (1899)
  • "Dear God, Will It Ever Be Different?" Pauline Newman and the New York City Rent Strike (1907)
  • "I'll Be a Johnny Mitchell Man" The Anthracite Coal Strikes Pennsylvania (1897, 1900, and 1902)
  • "We Ask You, Mr. President" Mother Jones and Her Industrial Army Philadelphia (1903)
  • "Build Up Your Union" Agnes Nestor and the Garment Workers' Strike Chicago (1897), New York City, and Philadelphia (1909-1910)
  • "They Understood the Stomach Language" The Lawrence Strike (1912)
Control code
1213393
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780395888926
Lccn
98050575
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm40403630
  • (OCoLC)40403630
Label
Kids on strike!, Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-203) and index
Contents
  • "Now I Have a Past" The National Child Labor Committee (1904)
  • A Timeline of Federal Child Labor Laws
  • Introduction: "Shall We Turn Out?" Harriet Hanson and the Spinning-Room Strikers
  • "A Devil in Petticoats" Young Mill Workers Rebel Lowell, Massachusetts (1836)
  • "Stick Together and We'll Win" Messenger, Bootblack, and Newsie Strike Fever New York City (1899)
  • "Dear God, Will It Ever Be Different?" Pauline Newman and the New York City Rent Strike (1907)
  • "I'll Be a Johnny Mitchell Man" The Anthracite Coal Strikes Pennsylvania (1897, 1900, and 1902)
  • "We Ask You, Mr. President" Mother Jones and Her Industrial Army Philadelphia (1903)
  • "Build Up Your Union" Agnes Nestor and the Garment Workers' Strike Chicago (1897), New York City, and Philadelphia (1909-1910)
  • "They Understood the Stomach Language" The Lawrence Strike (1912)
Control code
1213393
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780395888926
Lccn
98050575
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm40403630
  • (OCoLC)40403630

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