Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire

Title Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire
Names Getzinger, Donna.
Book Number DB068078
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Examines the 1911 fire that raced through a ten-story New York City building and killed 146 people. Describes the plight of immigrant women working on the premises, the lack of safety precautions, and heroic efforts to save lives. Discusses the tragedy in economic and political contexts. For grades 6-9. 2008.
Narrator Jolson, Aimee.
Local Subject Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Short Book - SH
Young Adult Book - YA
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
History, U.S. - 20th Century - HUT
Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Audience Notes Female narrator.
For grades 6-9.
LC Subject Clothing factories - New York (State) - New York - Safety measures - History - 20th century - Juvenile literature
Fires - New York (State) - New York - History - 20th century - Juvenile literature
Labor laws and legislation - New York (State) - New York - History - 20th century - Juvenile literature
New York (N.Y.) - History - 1898-1951 - Juvenile literature
Call Number j974.71041 JNF
Language English
Released 2009
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2009 (American Foundation for the Blind, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: Greensboro, N.C. : Morgan Reynolds Pub., c2009. 1599350998
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