Publisher: Aladdin (June 1, 2003)
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At age 11, Rosie Lepidus's major issues are profitable ring-a-levio, going to varsity, and staying out of hassle. but if Mama falls sick with pneumonia and Papa throws the entire family's reductions into the nickelodeon enterprise, the weight of taking care of her kinfolk falls on Rosie's shoulders. Tall for her age, Rosie is ready to move for 16 and take Mama's position stitching sleeves at a shirtwaist manufacturing facility. Her family members wishes the cash. yet operating stipulations are terrible and the manufacturing unit boss is quite strict. the ladies are fined for almost every thing -- even speaking or buzzing! inside of days of beginning paintings, Rosie hears the thrill a couple of large strike of twenty thousand shirtwaist staff. it is the strike that Mama's been operating towards for a long time: a tremendous push for swap within the place of work. Rosie desires to take part, yet because the streets turn into extra harmful, Papa asks his daughter to come back to college. And Rosie needs to opt for: stick to Papa's orders...or struggle with every little thing she's obtained.