This book talks about child labor during the year of the Great Depression. Children were put to work because the labor was cheaper and back then they did not have any laws that protects this children. Despearate for money, many family have sent their children to work in factories days and night just to earn meager wages. Many children were being abused, and injured with no compensations. This book is a good book to learn about the pass and what have changed over the years with the laws and rights that protect the children.