By Deborah Hopkinson
Fourteen-year-old Angela Denoto and her relatives have arrived in ny urban from their village in Italy to discover themselves settled in a small tenement residence at the decrease East part. while her father isn't any longer in a position to paintings as a hod service, Angela needs to depart institution and discover a task in a shirtwaist manufacturing facility. regardless of being dissatisfied that she needed to quit her schooling, Angela is proud that she is ready to aid her family members. yet quickly she starts off to ask yourself in regards to the steep rate of the yankee dream, given the harmful stipulations on the manufacturing unit. Set opposed to the beginning of the hard work union circulation within the early 1900s, Angela unearths herself stuck up within the drama and turmoil that erupts because the staff start to strike, protesting the negative stipulations within the sweatshops. within the pages of her diary, Angela documents the horrors of the Triangle manufacturing facility hearth, besides the triumphs and sorrows of the exertions movement.
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Dear America: Hear My Sorrow by Deborah Hopkinson