Thanks to Frances Perkins: Fighter for Workers' Rights

Deborah Hopkinson

Thanks to Frances Perkins: Fighter for Workers' Rights

Thanks to Frances Perkins: Fighter for Workers' Rights

Deborah Hopkinson
Kovakantinen
16,95 €
Saatavuus: Lähetetään 5-20 arkipäivässä, tilaustuote. Arvioitu toimituspäivä: 9.8.2021 - 18.8.2021
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    • Kustantaja Peachtree Publishing Company
    • ISBN 9781682631362
    • Tuotekoodi 9781682631362
    • Kirjoittajat Deborah Hopkinson
    • Kuvittajat Kristy, Caldwell
    • Kieli Englanti
    • Ilmestymispäivä 01.08.2020
    • Ikäsuositus alkaen 6
    • Ikäsuositus päättyen 10
    • Luokka-aste 01 - 05
    • Sivumäärä 36
    • Asiasanat Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists; Social Science - Politics & Government; Business & Economics
    • Pituus (mm) 231.14
    • Leveys (mm) 279.4
    • Korkeus (mm) 12.7
    • Paino (g) 0.44

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An engaging picture book biography of Frances Perkins, the first woman cabinet member and activist who created the Social Security program. From award-winning author Deborah Hopkinson.

At 31, Frances Perkins witnessed the Triangle Waist Factory fire in 1911, one of the worst industrial disasters in U.S. history. The event forever changed her, and while some activists pressed factory owners for change, Frances actually got to work and joined the fight for workers' rights.

It was when Frances Perkins became Secretary of Labor in Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administration--the first woman cabinet member--that she had the opportunity to make real her bold vision of a country where no one is left out and Americans are protected. Thanks to her efforts, we have the Social Security program, a move that changed Americans' lives for generations to come.

Deborah Hopkinson's energetic text and Kristy Caldwell's appealing illustrations unite to tell Perkins' fascinating story as well as introduce early concepts of financial literacy, the Social Security Act, and the New Deal. Back matter features more information about Frances Perkins, Social Security, and resources for economic education. eBook available.

Awards:

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People --NCSS/CBC

Also by Deborah Hopkinson:
Carter Reads the Newspaper
Keep On! The Story of Matthew Henson
Sweet Land of Liberty

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Myymäläsaatavuus

Tuotetiedot

  • Näytä kaikki
    • Kustantaja Peachtree Publishing Company
    • ISBN 9781682631362
    • Tuotekoodi 9781682631362
    • Kirjoittajat Deborah Hopkinson
    • Kuvittajat Kristy, Caldwell
    • Kieli Englanti
    • Ilmestymispäivä 01.08.2020
    • Ikäsuositus alkaen 6
    • Ikäsuositus päättyen 10
    • Luokka-aste 01 - 05
    • Sivumäärä 36
    • Asiasanat Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists; Social Science - Politics & Government; Business & Economics
    • Pituus (mm) 231.14
    • Leveys (mm) 279.4
    • Korkeus (mm) 12.7
    • Paino (g) 0.44

Tuotekuvaus

An engaging picture book biography of Frances Perkins, the first woman cabinet member and activist who created the Social Security program. From award-winning author Deborah Hopkinson.

At 31, Frances Perkins witnessed the Triangle Waist Factory fire in 1911, one of the worst industrial disasters in U.S. history. The event forever changed her, and while some activists pressed factory owners for change, Frances actually got to work and joined the fight for workers' rights.

It was when Frances Perkins became Secretary of Labor in Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administration--the first woman cabinet member--that she had the opportunity to make real her bold vision of a country where no one is left out and Americans are protected. Thanks to her efforts, we have the Social Security program, a move that changed Americans' lives for generations to come.

Deborah Hopkinson's energetic text and Kristy Caldwell's appealing illustrations unite to tell Perkins' fascinating story as well as introduce early concepts of financial literacy, the Social Security Act, and the New Deal. Back matter features more information about Frances Perkins, Social Security, and resources for economic education. eBook available.

Awards:

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People --NCSS/CBC

Also by Deborah Hopkinson:
Carter Reads the Newspaper
Keep On! The Story of Matthew Henson
Sweet Land of Liberty

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