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Author: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Bella, newly arrived in New York from Italy, gets a job at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. There, along with hundreds of other immigrants, she works long hours at a grueling job under terrible conditions. Yetta, a coworker from Russia, has been crusading for a union, and when factory conditions worsen, she helps workers rise up in a strike. Wea...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781416911715
ISBN-10: 1416911715
Publication Date: 9/25/2007
Pages: 272
Reading Level: Young Adult
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

4.3 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Book Type: Hardcover
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TeaWithMe avatar reviewed Uprising on + 30 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This story will stay with you long after you've turned the last page and closed the book. You may find yourself re-opening it and wandering back through the story...many times. Beautifully written.
writing-writer avatar reviewed Uprising on + 46 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
My favorite genre of book is Historical Fiction, and this story certainly quenched my thirst. Based on the tragic fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, Haddix outdoes herself yet again.
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