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Factory Girl

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Published by Kids Can Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile History,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Historical - Canada - Post-Confederation (1867-),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Canada / Post-Confederation (1867-),
  • Girls & Women,
  • History - Canada - Post-Confederation (1867-),
  • History - Modern,
  • Child labor,
  • Clothing trade,
  • Factories,
  • Fiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8570446M
ISBN 101553376498
ISBN 109781553376491
OCLC/WorldCa68401832

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