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Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 / written by Michelle Markel ; Illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

Markel, Michelle, (author.).
Book Book ([2013])
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2013]
18 of 18 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Melrose. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 18 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Melrose Children's Biographies JB Lemlich Markel (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main Children's Nonfiction Child HD 5325 .C62 1909 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Children's Biographies juv Biography / Lemlich, Clara (Text to Phone) Available -
Endicott College Alumni Display Case Juv HD 5325 .C62 1909 M37 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Children's Biographies Lemlich (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Children's Nonfiction J/ 331.892/Markel (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Children's Nonfiction Children's Biography / LEMLICH (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Children's Biography J BIO LEMLICH (Text to Phone) Available -
Merrimack College ERC Stacks (2nd) [ERC] HD5325.C62 1909 M37 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Picture Books HD5325.C62 1909 M37 2013 [NECC only] (Text to Phone) Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780061804427
  • ISBN: 0061804428
  • Edition: First edition.
General Note:
"The artist used watercolor, gouache, and mixed media to create the illustrations for this book."--Title page verso.
Typography and jacket design by Rachel Zegar.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references.
An illustrated account of immigrant Clara Lemlich's pivotal role in the influential 1909 women laborer's strike describes how she worked grueling hours to acquire an education and support her family before organizing a massive walkout to protest the unfair working conditions in New York's garment district.
Target Audience:
Elementary Grade.
760 Lexile
Study Program Information:
Accelerated Reader 5.0
Reading Counts! 3.6
Authors: Sweet, Melissa, 1956- (illustrator.). Zegar, Rachel, (bookjacket designer,, typographer.). Balzer + Bray, (publisher.). HarperCollins (Firm), (publisher.).
Citation: Markel, Michelle. "Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909." New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013.

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