Kids at Work : Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor
Teen - Grade 7-9, Age 12-14
Make Way For BooksIn his trademark photobiography style, Freedman chronicles the life and accomplishments of Lewis Hine, schoolteacher turned activist and his fight against child labor in the early 1900's. Haunting photographs taken by Hine highlight the well-developed text, breathing life into this man's story.
Publisher SummaryPhotobiography of early twentieth-century photographer and schoolteacher Lewis Hine, using his own work as illustrations. Hines's photographs of children at work were so devastating that they convinced the American people that Congress must pass child labor laws.
Briefly traces the life of Lewis Hine, school teacher and photographer, and explains how he became involved in documenting child labor conditions