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Mar 11, 2011 Jason rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Working class kids
Recommended to Jason by: Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children's Literature (http://www.amazon.com/Tales-Little-Re... )
This book traces the creation of a child's coat from sheep ranch to retail outlet and notes the involvement of working people and their bosses every step of the way. Describes the power of and need for unions in the lives of these working people, demonstrates the value added by these working people in their various endeavors, and reveals the interdependent systems involved in creating something as mundane as a coat. The prose is a little old-fashioned (after all the book was written 60+ years ag ...more