Tragedy at the Triangle: Friendship in the Tenements and the Shirtwaist Factory Fire

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Cecilia is Catholic. Rose is Jewish. Their worlds seem so different as they struggle to find hope in New York City's crowded tenements in 1911. Fate and circumstance bring the unlikely pair together, but they must keep their friendship secret until they are forced to work in a garment factory to support their families. When fire erupts at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, the friends bravely face the tragedy together, forever altering both of their futures. This story of friendship, heartache and spirit blends fact with fiction for an unforgettable glimpse into this harrowing episode in American history.
ISBN: 9781626196452
Format: Hardback
Publisher: The History Press
State: New York
Images: 26
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)
Mary Kate Doman has written over twenty books for young readers. When she is not writing, Mary Kate consults for some of the biggest children's and young adult imprints and publishing houses around the world. She also teaches children's publishing and literature classes at the graduate level. You can visit her online at
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