By Michelle Markel,Melissa Sweet
The true tale of the younger immigrant who led the most important strike of girls employees in U.S. history.
This photo e-book biography approximately Ukrainian immigrant Clara Lemlich tackles subject matters like activism and the U.S. garment undefined. The paintings, by way of Caldecott Honor winner Melissa candy, fantastically contains sewing and fabric. A bibliography and an author's notice at the garment are included.
When Clara arrived in the United States, she could not communicate English. She did not recognize that younger women needed to visit paintings, that they traded an schooling for lengthy hours of work, that she used to be anticipated to develop up fast.
But that did not cease Clara. She went to nighttime institution, spent hours learning English, and helped aid her kinfolk through stitching in a shirtwaist factory.
Clara by no means hand over, and she or he by no means authorized that women can be handled poorly and paid little. bored to death with the mistreatment of her fellow employees, Clara led the biggest walkout of girls employees the rustic had seen.
From her few minutes in the USA, Clara discovered that everybody deserved a good likelihood. that you just needed to stand jointly and struggle for what you sought after. And, most significantly, you can do something you set your brain to.
This photograph e-book biography about the plight of immigrants in the United States within the early 1900s and the undying struggle for equality and justice shouldn't be missed.
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Brave Girl: Clara Lemlich and the Shirtwaist Makers by Michelle Markel,Melissa Sweet