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The Resource Touched by fire, Irene N. Watts

Touched by fire, Irene N. Watts

Label
Touched by fire
Title
Touched by fire
Statement of responsibility
Irene N. Watts
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Irene N. Watt's exquisite new novel explores one family's journey as they flee from the pogroms of Russia in 1905. They finally end up in the Lower East Side in New York. Miriam gives a firsthand account of the excitement of going to America and the discrimination felt while seeking employment. When Miriam finally lands a job at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company, she believes her future in the New World is secure. But on March 25, 1911, the fire that rages into what becomes known as the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire will change Miriam's life forever
Summary
Fourteen-year-old Miriam sails to America in order to reunite with her Father and escape from the pograms in Russia only to find herself working at the Triangle Shirtwaist Company when a major fire breaks out.
Award
USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2014.
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10232743
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Dewey number
jC813/.54
Index
no index present
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710
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
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True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Touched by fire, Irene N. Watts
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Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
197 p.
Isbn
9781770495241
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781770495241
Label
Touched by fire, Irene N. Watts
Publication
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
197 p.
Isbn
9781770495241
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781770495241

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