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Lucy fights the flames : a Triangle Shirtwaist Factory survival story / by Julie Gilbert ; illustrated by Alessia Trunfio.

Gilbert, Julie, 1976- (author.). Trunfio, Alessia, 1990- (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 9 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 10 total copies.

Series Information

Girls survive.
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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch JF GIL (Text) 34207002289800 Juv Fiction Available -
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Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J FIC GIR (Text) 76895000343428 2nd Floor Juvenile Fiction Checked out 06/02/2021
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown J GILBERT (Text) 75342000341969 Junior Fiction Available -
LaGrange Co PL - Topeka Branch ju GIR (Text) 30477101457897 Children: Chapter Book Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library J GIR TRIA (Text) 70743000172929 Juvenile Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J GIRL (Text) 39231033650926 Children's Fiction Collection Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library JF GIRL GILB (Text) 38650833505207 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Walkerton-Lincoln Twp PL - Walkerton IF GIL (Text) 72712000014694 Juvenile - Intermediate Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781496583864
  • ISBN: 1496583868
  • ISBN: 9781496584489
  • ISBN: 1496584481
  • Physical Description: 103 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint, [2020]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
It is 1911, and fourteen-year-old Lucia (Lucy) Morelli dreams of going to college, but for the present she lives with her large Italian family in a crowded apartment in New York City, and works as a sewing machine operator in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory bringing home money because her father can no longer work--but this is March twenty-fifth, and Lucy will soon be fighting for her life as fire sweeps through the locked down factory trapping the workers inside.
Target Audience Note:
590 Lexile.
Decoding demand: 90 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 83 (very high) Structure demand: 88 (very high) Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.2 2.0 503997.
Subject: Triangle Shirtwaist Company > Fire, 1911 > Juvenile fiction.
Fires > New York (State) > New York > History > Juvenile fiction.
Clothing factories > New York (State) > New York > Juvenile fiction.
Italian American girls > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants > New York (State) > New York > Juvenile fiction.
Survival > Juvenile fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 1898-1951 > Juvenile fiction.
Triangle Shirtwaist Company > Fire, 1911 > Fiction.
Italian Americans > Fiction.
Immigrants > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > History > 1898-1951 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

Series Information

Girls survive.

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