||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.