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Markel, Michelle.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LEM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 LEM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LEM

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J331.892 MAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Markel 2013

Markel, Michelle

Summary: Ever since she was a little girl, Leonora Carrington loved to draw on walls, in books, on paper—and she loved the fantastic tales her grandmother told that took her to worlds that shimmered beyond this one, where legends became real. Leonora’s parents wanted her to become a proper English lady, but there was only one thing she wanted, even if it was unsuitable: to become an artist. In London,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CAR

Markel, Michelle

Summary: After finding a hamster that has been left behind in his taxi, a lonely immigrant cab driver celebrates Hanukkah with the little creature, while waiting to learn if the owner will return.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE MAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE MAR

Markel, Michelle.

Summary: A child's biography of French artist Henri Rousseau, who spent his life as a toll collector, but created unheralded masterpieces in his spare time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 921 ROU

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Summary: "In the voice of one of the most iconic and beloved political figures of the twentieth century comes a book on citizenship for the future voters of the twenty-first century. Eleanor Roosevelt published the original edition of When You Grow Up to Vote in 1932, the same year her husband was elected president. The new edition has updated information and back matter as well as fresh, bold art from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.73 ROO

Summary: When Clara arrived in America, she didn't know that young women had to go to work and grow up fast. But that didn't stop Clara. She went to night school and helped her family by sewing in a factory. She never accepted that girls should be treated poorly with low pay, so she led the largest walkout of women workers the country had seen. She learned that everyone deserved a fair chance, to stand...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BRA