Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The Locket by Suzanne Lieurance

Book synopsis:
Galena, an eleven-year-old Russian-Jewish immigrant, lives in New York City with her family and works at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory with her older sister Anya. The factory pays low wages and has terrible working conditions, making Anya yearn to join a union. Soon a horrible fire guts the factory leaving Galena with painful, horrific memories. Follow author Suzanne Lieurance in this dramatic historical fiction novel, as she describes how Galena uses the support of friends, family, and Jewish traditions to inspire her to fight for workers rights.

Product Details
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Library Binding: 160 pages
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Inc. (April 1, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 076602928X
ISBN-13: 978-0766029286
Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.7 x 0.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 12 ounces

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1 comment:

Joyce Anthony said...

This sounds like a great book--I love historical fiction--even in a children's book!

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