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Flesh and blood so cheap : the Triangle fire and its legacy / Albert Marrin.

By: Marrin, Albert.
Contributor(s): Alfred A. Knopf, Inc [publisher.] | Random House Children's Books [publisher.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, �2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: 182 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 x 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780375968891; 037596889X; 9780375868894; 0375868895; 0553499351; 9780553499353.Other title: Triangle fire and its legacy.Subject(s): Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Fire, 1911 | Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Juvenile literature | Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Fire, 1911 | Triangle Shirtwaist Company | Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire (1911) | Triangle Shirtwaist Company | Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Fire, 1911 | Clothing factories -- New York (State) -- New York -- Safety measures -- History -- 20th century | Industrial safety -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century | Fires -- Casualties -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Clothing factories -- New York (State) -- New York -- Safety measures -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Women clothing workers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile literature | Child labor -- New York (State) -- New York -- Juvenile literature | Industrial safety -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951 | New York (State) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Clothing factories -- New York (State) -- New York -- Safety measures -- History -- 20th century | Industrial safety -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century | New York (N.Y.) -- History. -- 1898-1951 | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- United States -- History -- 20th Century | JUVENILE NONFICTION -- People & Places | Child labor | Clothing factories -- Safety measures | Fires -- Casualties | Industrial safety | Women clothing workers | New York (State) | New York (State) -- New York | Clothing factories -- History | Occupational health and safety -- New York, N.Y. -- History | New York, N.Y. -- History | Clothing factories -- New York (State) -- New York -- Safety measures -- History -- 20th century | Industrial safety -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century | New York (N.Y) -- History -- 1898-1951 | 1898-1999Genre/Form: History. | Juvenile works. | Maps -- 2011. | Photographs -- 2011. | Dust jackets (Bindings) -- 2011. | 1000L.DDC classification: 974.7/1041
Contents:
Prelude : the tragic heart -- Huddled masses -- Into the magic cauldron -- Flesh and blood so cheap -- An overflow of suffering : uprising of the 20,000 -- The third gate : fire at the triangle -- A stricken conscience -- The price of liberty.
Awards: National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, 2011.Summary: Provides a detailed account of the disastrous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 garment workers in 1911, and examines the impact of this event on the nation's working conditions and labor laws.
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" ... Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books ..."--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-177) and index.

Prelude : the tragic heart -- Huddled masses -- Into the magic cauldron -- Flesh and blood so cheap -- An overflow of suffering : uprising of the 20,000 -- The third gate : fire at the triangle -- A stricken conscience -- The price of liberty.

Provides a detailed account of the disastrous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 garment workers in 1911, and examines the impact of this event on the nation's working conditions and labor laws.

National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, 2011.

Middle School.

1000 Lexile.

Accelerated Reader 7.4.

Reading Counts! 8.5.

Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.4 6.0 142481.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.5 9.0 52898.

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