The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Core Events of an Industrial Disaster

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: Core Events of an Industrial Disaster

by Steven Otfinoski
     
 

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Whether they occur at home or in the workplace, fires are devastating events that sometimes cause the tragic deaths of innocent people. Find out what happened when a factory in New York City caught fire in the early 1900s. And discover why so many workers were unable to escape the blazing building.

Overview

Whether they occur at home or in the workplace, fires are devastating events that sometimes cause the tragic deaths of innocent people. Find out what happened when a factory in New York City caught fire in the early 1900s. And discover why so many workers were unable to escape the blazing building.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781476551326
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Sales rank:
452,124
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile:
NC990L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Steven Otfinoski has written more than 150 books for young readers. Three of his nonfiction books have been chosen Books for the Teen Age by the New York Public Library. Steve is also a playwright and has his own theater company that brings one-person plays about American history to schools. Steve lives in Connecticut with his wife, who is a teacher. They have two children, two dogs, and a cat. When he's not writing he enjoys swimming, tennis, reading, and singing in his church choir.

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