The Locket

author: Lieurance, Suzanne
Eleven-year-old Galena, a Russian immigrant begins fighting for improved working conditions in New York City's factories after a terrible fire claims the lives of over 140 workers at the non-unionized Triangle Shirtwaist Factory.
year: 2008
copies: 5
call number/section: FIC
subjects: sisters, labor unions, immigrants, jews, new york (n.y.) [X], triangle shirtwaist company [X]


author: Haddix, Margaret Peterson
In 1927, at the urging of twenty-one-year-old Harriet, Mrs. Livingston reluctantly recalls her experiences at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory, including miserable working conditions that led to a strike, then the fire that took the lives of her two best friends, when Harriet, the boss's daughter, was only five years old.
year: 2011
copies: 87
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 790
subjects: immigrants, factories, labor disputes, strikes and lockouts, new york (n.y.) [X], triangle shirtwaist company [X], strikes, historical fiction

Flesh & Blood So Cheap

author: Marrin, Albert
Provides a detailed account of the disastrous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 garment workers in 1911, and examines the impact of this event on the nation's working conditions and labor laws.
year: 2015
copies: 54
call number/section: 974.7
lexile: 1000
subjects: clothing factories, industrial safety, new york (n.y.) [X], triangle shirtwaist company [X], occupational health and safety


author: Von Drehle, Dave
Chronicles the events surrounding the fire at the Triangle shirtwaist factory which broke out on March 25, 1911, killing more than one hundred factory workers who were trapped after the fire broke out, and discusses how the fire changed the work force in America.
year: 2003
copies: 17
call number/section: 974.7
subjects: fires, clothing factories, labor laws and legislation, clothing industry, new york (n.y.) [X], triangle shirtwaist company [X], clothing trade, labor

Lucy Fights The Flames

author: Gilbert, Julie
It is 1911, and fourteen-year-old Lucia (Lucy) Morelli dreams of going to college, but for the present she lives with her large Italian family in a crowded apartment in New York City, and works as a sewing machine operator in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory bringing home money because her father can no longer work; but this is March twenty-fifth, and Lucy will soon be fighting for her life as fire sweeps through the locked down factory trapping the workers inside.
year: 2020
copies: 2
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 590
subjects: triangle shirtwaist company [X], fires, clothing factories, italian americans, new york (n.y.) [X]

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