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Kids On Strike!

by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7604915M
ISBN 100618369236
ISBN 109780618369232
OCLC/WorldCa40403630

Get this from a library! Kids on strike!. [Susan Campbell Bartoletti] -- Describes the conditions and treatment that drove workers, including many children, to various strikes, from the mill workers strikes in and and the coal strikes at the turn of the century. Kids on Strike! by Susan Campbell Bartoletti. Honor Book for Older Children,

Explore a vast collection of the best kid's books at Barnes & Noble. Shop by age, genre, series, and more to find the perfect children's books for both little kids and big kids. Some strikes led by young people were successful; some were not. Some strike stories are shocking, some are heartbreaking, and many are inspiring — but all are a testimony to the strength of mind and spirit of the children who helped build American industry.

Kids On Strike! (Paperback) By Susan Campbell Bartoletti. HMH Books for Young Readers, , pp. Publication Date: Aug Other Editions of . Booksource is the premier trade book distributor to K school classrooms across the country. We offer discounted pricing, free shipping and unparalleled expertise and customer service.


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Kids on Strike is a collection of biographical snippets related to the evolution of child labor laws. Reading this book from cover to cover was rough. The many scenarios of young labor leaders, their working conditions, their living conditions and the cruelty of the mill and tenement owners bring to light a harsh reality of humanity at its worst/5.

This is a book about the travails of boys and girls in the labor force in America. It starts in the 's with the early beginnings of the American industrial revolution. We begin this harrowing journey in Lowell, Massachusetts in the Textile mills.

Lowell was the first large-scale industrial center designed for the purpose/5(22). This was an interesting book about children going on strike. It takes you through several different strikes for children's rights.

I would read this with middle age school students. It's important 4/5(5). Kids on Strike. Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $20 (p primary and secondary book accounts), she spins the stories of year-old Harriet Hanson, who.

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 led by eleven-year-old Harriet Hanson 4/5(3).

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 led by eleven-year-old Harriet Hanson to the dramatic strike of in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

By the early s nearly two million children were in the United States work force. 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 led by eleven-year-old Harriet Hanson to the dramatic strike of in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

By the early s, nearly two million children. In Kids on Strike. (), children's author Susan Campbell Bartoletti invites readers to experience the harsh conditions in factories, mills, mines, and tenements through the stories of seven kids. This is a book about the travails of boys and girls in the labor force in America.

It starts in the 's with the early beginnings of the American industrial revolution. We begin this harrowing journey in Lowell, Massachusetts in the Textile mills. Lowell was the first large-scale industrial center designed for the purpose/5.

Book Overview By the early s, nearly two million children were working in the United States. From the coal mines of Pennsylvania to the cotton mills of New England, children worked long hours every day under stunningly inhumane conditions.5/5(4).

Kids on Strike. tells the story of children who stood up for their rights against powerful company owners. After years of working long hours every day (in the late 19th and early 20th centuries) under inhumane conditions, they began to organize and make demands in order to protect themselves.

The first Cormoran Strike novel, The Cuckoo’s Calling, was published in to critical acclaim by both reviewers and fellow crime writers. Three more books have since followed: The Silkworm (), Career of Evil () and Lethal White ().

Describes the conditions and treatment that drove workers, including many children, to various strikes, from the mill workers strikes in and and the coal strikes at the turn of the Pages: Describes the conditions and treatment that drove working children to strike, from the mill workers’ strike in and the coal strikes at the turn of the century to the children who marched with Mother Jones in Time Periods: 19th Century, 20th Century.

Susan Campbell Bartoletti (born ) is an American writer of children's literature whose work includes Kids on Strike. and Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow. She was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, but eventually the family ended up in a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania. She graduated from the University of Scranton in Website: "Kids on Strike" informs the reader about labor strikes led by young people.

In the early s, almost 2 million children were employed in the United States, many forced to work under inhumane conditions%(12). Book Wizard; Kids on Strike. By Susan Campbell Bartoletti. Grades. Genre. Non-Fiction. From messenger boys to garment workers, coal miners, and spinners, children as young as eight have worked in industry.

Their struggles to overcome horrible working conditions, low pay, long hours, and harassment are documented by examining several labor s.

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Best of all, they are entirely free to find, use and download, so there is no cost or stress at all. kids on strike PDF may not make exciting reading, but kids on strike is packed with valuable instructions. Children's Book Review: KIDS ON STRIKE.

by Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Author. Houghton $ (p) ISBN "Drawing from a broad expanse of. Kids on Strike is an excellent introduction to U.S. labor history. The book is well-researched and enhanced by the addition of a chapter-by-chapter bibliography. Bartoletti uses her journalism background to weave an eloquent and powerful Pages: trike" in New York City and the fate of the sharecroppers in the southern cotton industry, the garment and coal mining industries loom as the real villains in child labor issues.

Bartoletti provides numerous examples of how debilitating poverty drove entire families to work in utter squalor and suffer cruel treatment at the hands of profit-driven conglomerates.

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