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Rachel and the Riot: The Labor Movement Divides a Family

Juvenile & Young Adult


by
Susan Martins Miller

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 144 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Time Period:  1889  In Minneapolis in 1889, ten-year-old Rachel Borland finds her family torn apart by the new labor movement. Two of her uncles quarrel over the necessity of a streetcar workers’ union-and before long, it becomes even more personal as Rachel is unwittingly caught up in a labor riot. Written especially for eight- to twelve-year-old girls, Rachel and the Riot tells the compelling story of a young girl hoping to bring peace to her divided family-while at the same time teaching important lessons of American history and the Christian faith.

Time Period:  1889  In Minneapolis in 1889, ten-year-old Rachel Borland finds her family torn apart by the new labor movement. Two of her uncles quarrel over the necessity of a streetcar workers’ union-and before long, it becomes even more personal as Rachel is unwittingly caught up in a labor riot. Written especially for eight- to twelve-year-old girls, Rachel and the Riot tells the compelling story of a young girl hoping to bring peace to her divided family-while… (more)

Time Period:  1889  In Minneapolis in 1889, ten-year-old Rachel Borland finds her family torn apart by the new labor movement. Two of her uncles quarrel over the necessity of a streetcar workers’ union-and before long, it becomes even more personal as Rachel is unwittingly caught up in a labor riot. Written especially for eight- to twelve-year-old girls, Rachel and the Riot tells the compelling story of a young girl hoping to bring peace to her divided family-while at the same time teaching important lessons of American history and the Christian faith.

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