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

Russell Freedman (Author) Lewis Hine (Photographer)
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Product Details

Price
$9.95  $9.15
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
March 23, 1998
Pages
104
Dimensions
9.9 X 0.32 X 8.44 inches | 0.91 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780395797266

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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.

Reviews

"In 1908 Lewis Hine left his teaching position for a full-time job as an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee, then conducting a major campaign against the exploitation of children. Hine's photographs serve as a visual accompaniment to Freedman's narrative, which not only documents the abuses of the times but also traces the chronology of Hine's development as a crusader." Horn Book

"Readers will not only come to appreciate the impact of his groundbreaking work, but will also learn how one man dedicated and developed his skill and talents to bring about social reform." School Library Journal, Starred