The American Newsboy

The American Newsboy

by Michael Burgan

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756524586
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: We the People: Industrial America
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 950L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history.He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

Table of Contents

Bringing news to the streets — Newspapers and the boys who sold them — A newsboy's life — Helping out — Newsboys in print — Fighting for better pay — End of the American newsboy.

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