(From the publisher):
Rebecca Putney is a bobbin girl who helps support her struggling family by working all day in a hot, noisy cotton mill. Working conditions at the mill are poor, and there is talk of lowering the workers' wages. Rebecca's friend Judith wants to protest the pay cut--but troublemakers at the mill are dismissed. Does Rebecca have the courage to join the protest?
Original title: The Bobbin Girl
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Social Issues→ Taking A Stand
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Early Readers/beginning Chapter Books