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Kids On Strike!

Kids On Strike!

(2001)
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Kids on Strike! tells the story of children who stood up for their rights against powerful company owners, from a "turn-out" in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1836 led by eleven-year-old Harriet Hanson to the dramatic strike of 1912 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. By the early 1900s nearly two million children were in the United States work force. Their tiny fingers, strong eyesight, and boundless energy made them perfect employees. But after years and years of working long hours every day under harsh and inhumane conditions, children began to organize and make demands in order to protect themselves. They fought for better wages, fairer housing costs, and safer working environments. Susan Campbell Bartoletti tells of labor strikes led by young people throughout the United States. Illustrated with more than one hundred photographs from newspapers and journals as well as with the work of photographer Lewis Hine, this book provides an inside look at the individual and gripping events that shaped t

 
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Hardback Editions

November 2008 : USA Library Binding
Title: Kids on Strike
Author(s): Susan Campbell Bartoletti
ISBN: 1-4395-7902-4 / 978-1-4395-7902-2 (USA edition)
Publisher:
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August 2003 : USA Turtleback
Title: Kids on Strike
Author(s): Susan Campbell Bartoletti
ISBN: 0-606-29422-8 / 978-0-606-29422-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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August 2003 : USA Library Binding
Title: Kids on Strike!
Author(s): Susan Campbell Bartoletti
ISBN: 0-613-90473-7 / 978-0-613-90473-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval
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October 1999 : USA Hardback
Title: Kids on Strike!
Author(s): Susan Campbell Bartoletti
ISBN: 0-395-88892-1 / 978-0-395-88892-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
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Paperback Editions

August 2003 : USA Paperback
Title: Kids On Strike!
Author(s): Susan Campbell Bartoletti
ISBN: 0-618-36923-6 / 978-0-618-36923-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
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