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Counting on Grace


Author: Winthrop  Elizabeth
Publisher: Wendy Lamb
Subject/Category: 6-8
Year Reviewed:: 2008
ISBN: 0385908784
Awards::  WAW
Review: It's 1910 in Pownal, VT. At twelve Grace and her friend Arthur must go to work in the mill, helping their mothers work the looms. Together Grace and Arthur write a secret letter to the Child Labor Board about underage children working in the mill. A few weeks later, Lewis Hine, a famous reformer arrives undercover to gather evidence. Grace meets him and appears in some of his photographs changing her life forever.

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