Days of Toil and Tears
The Child Labour Diary of Flora RutherfordBook - 2008
A fictional diary of a young girl in Almonte, Ontario, set in 1887. After moving out of an orphanage and in with her aunt, Flora begins to work at the mill, enduring long hours and dangerous machinery. The book provides young readers with history on the Canadian textile industry and child labour at the turn of the 19th century.
Publisher: Toronto : Scholastic Canada, c2008.
Characteristics: 219 p. :,ill., maps ;,20 cm.