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Fannie Never Flinched: One Woman’s Courage in the Struggle for American Labor Union Rights

This book is about Fannie Sellins
In the compelling biography "Fannie Never Flinched: One Woman’s Courage in the Struggle for American Labor Union Rights," we explore the remarkable life of Fannie Sellins, a pivotal activist during the Gilded Age of American Industrialization. As opulent magnates flaunted their wealth, Fannie envisioned a nation that upheld its principles of equality and justice. Dedicating her life to the labor movement, she rose through the ranks to become a key figure in the United Garment Workers of America and championed the cause across the nation. Tragically, her relentless fight for fair wages and humane working conditions led to her untimely death. Published on November 1, 2016, this narrative not only honors her legacy but also serves as an essential read for middle-school students exploring themes of economic justice and gender equality. Through a detailed chronology of union history, glossary, and thoughtful endnotes, the book provides a rich educational resource that prompts young readers to reflect on the ongoing struggle for workers’ rights and the impact of courageous individuals like Fannie Sellins. How might we continue her fight in today’s world?
Published by Abrams Books for Young Readers on November 1, 2016
56 pages
ISBN: 9781419718847
Best for readers in Middle School
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