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Crowder, Melanie.
New York : Philomel Books, 2015

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This novel-in-verse tells the thrilling and captivating story of a brave young woman, Clara Lemlich Shavelson, who was instrumental in bringing about positive change for female factory workers during the 1900s. Based on a true story, Audacity uses facts and real life circumstances to recreate Clara’s life as a Russian immigrant in New York City. If you enjoy reading historical fiction, check out this novel about a strong woman who defied the odds to promote fairness and equality. It will keep you completely engaged from start to finish! (Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Award 2017-2018)

SUBJECTS:     Historical fiction.
                        Immigrants -- Fiction.
                        Jews -- Fiction.
                        Labor movement -- Fiction.
                        Lemlich, Clara, 1886-1982 -- Fiction.
                        New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951 -- Fiction.
                        Novels in verse.
                        Russian Americans -- Fiction.
                        Women -- Fiction.

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