First Wednesdays

Free Public Talks at Libraries around Vermont

Bread and Roses, Too

Acclaimed children’s book author Katherine Paterson discusses her novel of historical fiction that tells the story of the 1912 “Bread and Roses” strike in the Lawrence, Massachusetts textile mills through the eyes of an Italian-American girl and a runaway boy.

This video was recorded at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum on October 3, 2018.

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