Days of Toil and Tears

Days of Toil and Tears

The Child Labour Diary of Flora Rutherford

Book - 2008
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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.
ISBN: 9780439955942
0439955947
Characteristics: 219 p. :,ill., maps ;,20 cm.

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starinthesky
Jun 01, 2015

I think Flora is a really sympathetic person. She's great! It also helps that she's the same age as me

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Alyssa1719
Jan 19, 2010

This was also a great book. You can learn alot from this time period and when you read it you will notice how the little things made them so happy.

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