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Author Seifert, Christine, author.

Title The factory girls : a kaleidoscopic account of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire / by Christine Seifert.

Publication Info. San Francisco, CA : Zest Books, [2017]
copyright 2017

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Description 176 pages : black and white illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Study Program MG+ RL 7.7 9.0 189081
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Five brave girls -- A puff of smoke -- The price of fashion -- Coming to America -- The self-made man -- Life in the factory -- Corruption in the Gilded Age -- Union girls -- Triangle Factory on Strike -- After the flames -- History repeats.
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary This book examines the events leading up to the fire, including a close look at how fashion and the desire for consumer goods---driven in part by the excess of the Gilded Age---created an unsustainable culture of greed.
Audience Ages 14 & up.
Grades 9 & up.
1040L Lexile.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Brown Building (New York, N.Y.) -- Fire, 1911 -- Juvenile literature.
Brown Building (New York, N.Y.) -- Fire, 1911.
Brown Building (New York, N.Y.) -- Fires and fire prevention.
Factories -- United States -- New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature.
Fires -- United States -- New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature.
Labor unions -- United States -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Political corruption -- United States -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Working class women -- United States -- New York (N.Y.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Factories -- United States -- New York (N.Y.)
Fires -- United States -- New York (N.Y.)
Labor unions -- United States -- 19th century.
Political corruption -- United States -- 19th century.
Working class women -- United States -- New York (N.Y.) -- Biography.
Factories -- United States -- New York (N.Y.)
Fires -- United States -- New York (N.Y.)
Labor unions -- United States -- 19th century.
Political corruption -- United States -- 19th century.
Working class -- United States -- New York (N.Y.)
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1865-1918 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- 1865-1898 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1865-1918.
United States -- History -- 1865-1898.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1865-1918.
United States -- History -- 1865-1898.
ISBN 9781942186458 (hardcover) : 15.00

 
    
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