On sale: September 7, 2021!
She Persisted: Clara Lemlich
She Persisted Chapter Book Biography series
Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger
With an introduction by Chelsea Clinton
Philomel Books Ages 6-9
Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book biography series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds–including Clara Lemlich!
Clara Lemlich immigrated to New York to escape danger in Ukraine, where she was born. She started working in clothing factories on the Lower East Side, only to realize that workers were being treated unfairly. So she stood up for the rights of workers, especially girls and women–and she won, changing the way factory workers were treated in America forever!