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Kids on Strike!

By: Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin:

Seller ID: 369232

ISBN: 0395888921

Condition: 208 pages, 7 1/2 x 10, hardback, Houghton Mifflin

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 lo... View more info