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Which side are you on? : the story of a song

Author: George Ella Lyon; Christopher Cardinale
Publisher: El Paso : Cinco Puntos Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Which Side Are You On? tells the story of a song which was written in 1931 by Florence Reece in a rain of bullets. Florence's husband Sam was a coal miner in Kentucky. Miners went on strike until they could get better pay, safer working conditions, and health care. The company hired thugs to attack the organizers like Sam Reece. Writer George Ella Lyon tells this hair-raising story through the eyes of one of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Songs and music Juvenile literature
Named Person: Florence Reece; Florence Reece; Florence Reece
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Ella Lyon; Christopher Cardinale
ISBN: 9781933693965 1933693967
OCLC Number: 663102406
Awards: Winner of 2012 Aesop Prize 2012 (United States)
Winner of Anne Izard Storytellers' Choice Award (United States).
Winner of IRA Notable Books For a Global Society Award 2012 (United States)
Commended for 2012 Skipping Stone Honor Book 2012 (United States)
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: by George Ella Lyon ; art work by Christopher Cardinale.

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Come all you good workersGood news to you I'll tellof how the good ol' unionhas come in here to dwell.  Read more...
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"The story is a good and important one, and it is well told for an elementary-school audience...Cardinale's folksy, woodcut-style paintings include several memorable images."-The New York Times"What Read more...

 
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