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Ashes of roses, Mary Jane Auch

Label
Ashes of roses
Title
Ashes of roses
Statement of responsibility
Mary Jane Auch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Margaret Rose Nolan, newly arrived from Ireland, finds work at New York City's Triangle Shirtwaist Factory shortly before the 1911 fire in which 146 employees died. Sixteen-year-old Rose Nolan and her family are grateful to have finally reached America, the great land of opportunity. Their happiness is shattered when part of their family is forced to return to Ireland. Rose wants to succeed and stays in New York with her younger sister Maureen. The sisters struggle to survive and barely do so by working at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. Then, just as Rose is forming friendships and settling in, a devastating fire forces her, Maureen, and their friends to fight for their lives. Surrounded by pain, tragedy, and ashes, Rose wonders if there's anything left for her in this great land of America
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Margaret Rose Nolan, newly arrived from Ireland, finds work at New York City's Triangle Shirtwaist Factory shortly before the 1911 fire in which 146 employees died
Theme
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2003
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
081967
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Auch, Mary Jane
Index
no index present
Intended audience
670
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Company
  • Immigrants
  • Irish Americans
  • Emigration and immigration
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Ashes of roses, Mary Jane Auch
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st Dell Laurel-Leaf ed.
Extent
250 p.
Isbn
9780440238515
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780440238515
  • (OCoLC)54497682
Label
Ashes of roses, Mary Jane Auch
Publication
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st Dell Laurel-Leaf ed.
Extent
250 p.
Isbn
9780440238515
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780440238515
  • (OCoLC)54497682

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