Fire at the Triangle Factory (Carolrhoda on My Own Books) by Holly Littlefield

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Published by Tandem Library .

Written in English

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  • General,
  • Social Issues - Death & Dying,
  • Social Issues - Friendship,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fire, 1911,
  • Jews,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Company,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

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The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
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Open LibraryOL9540616M
ISBN 100613682319
ISBN 109780613682312

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The Triangle Factory Fire Background An event can be so dramatic and so haunting that it compels the generations that follow it to dissect its details and to trace its impact.

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