Uprising

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IL: MG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 14
Lexile measure:
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Around her the workers were screaming out prayers and curses.... She herself was sobbing tearlessly.... Her only prayer was still, "I don't want to die." Oh, please, God, don't let me die, she thought. I've never even had a chance to live. Bella, newly arrived in New York from Italy, gets a job at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. There, along with hundreds of other immigrants, she works long hours at a grueling job under terrible conditions. Yetta, a coworker from Russia, has been crusading for a union, and when factory conditions worsen, she helps workers rise up in a strike. Wealthy Jane learns of the plight of the workers and becomes involved with their cause. Bella and Yetta are at work -- and Jane is visiting the factory -- on March 25, 1911, when a spark ignites some cloth and the building is engulfed in fire, leading to one of the worst workplace disasters ever. Margaret Peterson Haddix draws on extensive historical research to bring the tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist fire to tangible life through her thrilling story of Bella, Yetta, and Jane.
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Toren, Suzanne. Narrator
ISBN:
9781416911722
9781456102586
9781416911715
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.6, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
790L
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subject_facet Downloadable audio books, Factories -- Fiction, Immigrants -- Fiction, Labor disputes -- Fiction, Labor disputes. -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951 -- Fiction, Strikes and lockouts -- Fiction, Strikes and lockouts. -- Fiction, Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Fiction, Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Fire, 1911 -- Fiction, Triangle Shirtwaist Company -- Juvenile fiction, Triangle Shirtwaist Company. -- Fiction, Triangle Shirtwaist Company. -- Fire, 1911. -- Fiction
title_display Uprising
title_full Uprising / Margaret Peterson Haddix, Uprising [electronic resource] / Margaret Peterson Haddix
title_short Uprising
topic_facet Factories, Fire, 1911, History, Immigrants, Labor disputes, Strikes and lockouts