Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade against Child Labor

Kids at Work: Lewis Hine and the Crusade against Child Labor


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Photobiography of photographer Lewis Hine, using his own photos. Traveling through the U.S. over 40 years, he photographed lives of its citizens. Photos of child labor were so devastating, they were evidence that Congress must pass child labor laws.

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ISBN-13: 9780780780200
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 03/28/1998
Pages: 104
Sales rank: 979,812
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Russell Freedman (1929-2018) received the Newbery Medal for Lincoln: A Photobiography. He was the recipient of three Newbery Honors, a National Humanities Medal, the Sibert Medal, the Orbis Pictus Award, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lived in New York City and traveled widely to research his books.

Table of Contents

ONE: A Crusader with a Camera TWO: Becoming a Photographer THREE: Seeing Is Believing FOUR: Spinners, Doffers, and Sweepers FIVE: Breaker Boys SIX: Street Kids and Farm Kids SEVEN: Making a Difference Declaration of Dependence Child Labor Then and Now Bibliography Acknowledgments and Picture Credits Index

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