Big Annie of Calumet: A True Story of the Industrial Revolution

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By Jerry Stanley
Publisher Knopf Books for Young Readers
Big Annie of Calumet: A True Story of the Industrial Revolution
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Illustrated with blackandwhite photographs. Awardwinning author Jerry Stanley tells a true story of the Industrial Revolution and the role women played in the early history of Americas labot unions. Annie Clemenc was the wife of a miner in Michigans Upper Peninsula. When the miners struck in 1913, Annie led them in daily protest demonstrations, only to suffer beatings and imprisonment. But her determination inspired the miners to continue to strike against great odds. Gripping and informative, this is a story that illustrates the experience of the industrial laborers who built modern America.

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16830 words16,830 words
102 pages102 pages
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Published 1996Published 1996
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0517700972

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