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

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Photobiography of early twentieth-century photographer and schoolteacher Lewis Hine, using his own work as illustrations. Hines's photographs of children at work were so devastating that they convinced the American people that Congress must pass child labor laws.

Synopsis:

Hine, an investigative reporter for the National Child Labor Committee, took photographs that provided dramatic visual evidence that the U.S. needed laws against child labor. Features Hines' groundbreaking photos, along with text by Newbery Honor Winner Freedman.

About the Author

Russell Freedman received the Newbery Medal for Lincoln: A Photobiography. He is also 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 lives in New York City and travels 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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395797266
Subtitle:
Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor
Author:
Hine, Lewis Wickes
Photographer:
Hine, Lewis Wickes
Author:
Hine, Lewis
Author:
Hine, Lewis W.
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
History - United States/20th Century
Subject:
Politics & Government
Subject:
Employment
Subject:
Social Science - Sociology
Subject:
Emplcyment
Subject:
Social Studies - Sociology
Subject:
Social Science - Politics & Government
Subject:
Business & Economics
Subject:
History
Subject:
Photographers
Subject:
Child labor
Subject:
Children s-Peace and Justice
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
March 1998
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 4 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
photographs
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.44x9.90x.32 in. .91 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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