Melissa Sweet has illustrated nearly 100 children's books from board books to picture books and nonfiction titles. She received a Caldecott Honor Medal for a River of Words by Jen Bryant and two New York Times Best Illustrated citations.
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Read by Lesa Lockford
Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
A 2015 ALA-ALSC Notable Video!
"...celebrates the courage and determination of Clara Lemlich, a young immigrant who toiled in a garment factory during the day and attended school at night." - Booklist (video review)
Released August 5, 2014