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Counting on Grace

Elizabeth Winthrop

BONUS FEATURES: Exclusive author interview and a profile of Lewis Hine! 1910. Pownal, Vermont. At 12, Grace and her best friend Arthur must leave school and go to work as a "doffers" on their mothers' looms in the mill. Grace's mother is the best worker, fast and powerful, and Grace desperately wants to help her. But she's left handed and doffing is a right-handed job. Grace's every mistake costs her mother, and the family. She only feels capable on Sundays, when she and Arthur receive special lessons from their teacher. Together they write a secret letter to the Child Labor Board about underage children working in Pownal. A few weeks later a man with a camera shows up. It is the famous reformer Lewis Hine, undercover, collecting evidence for the Child Labor Board. Grace's brief acquaintance with Hine and the photos he takes of her are a gift that changes her sense of herself, her future, and her family's future.

BONUS FEATURES: Exclusive author interview and a profile of Lewis Hine! 1910. Pownal, Vermont. At 12, Grace and her best friend Arthur must leave school and go to work as a "doffers" on their mothers' looms in the mill. Grace's mother is the best worker, fast and powerful, and Grace desperately wants to help her. But she's left handed and doffing is a right-handed job. Grace's every mistake costs her mother, and the family. She only feels capable on Sundays, when she and Arthur receive special lessons from their teacher. Together they write a secret letter to the Child Labor Board about underage children working in Pownal. A few weeks later a man with a camera shows up. It is the famous reformer Lewis Hine, undercover, collecting evidence for the Child Labor Board. Grace's brief acquaintance with Hine and the photos he takes of her are a gift that changes her sense of herself, her future, and her family's future.
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BONUS FEATURES: Exclusive author interview and a profile of Lewis Hine! 1910. Pownal, Vermont. At 12, Grace and her best friend Arthur must leave school and go to work as a "doffers" on their mothers' looms in the mill. Grace's mother is the best worker, fast and powerful, and Grace desperately wants to help her. But she's left handed and doffing is a right-handed job. Grace's every mistake costs her mother, and the family. She only feels capable on Sundays, when she and Arthur receive special lessons from their teacher. Together they write a secret letter to the Child Labor Board about underage children working in Pownal. A few weeks later a man with a camera shows up. It is the famous reformer Lewis Hine, undercover, collecting evidence for the Child Labor Board. Grace's brief acquaintance with Hine and the photos he takes of her are a gift that changes her sense of herself, her future, and her family's future.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Lili Gamache

Length:

5h 48m


Chapters

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04:05

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:08


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:15


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:24


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:18


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:45


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:53


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:15


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:30


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:18


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:25


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:02


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:49


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:50


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:02


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:01


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:29


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:56


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:08


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:04


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:57


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:12


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:40


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:25


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:48


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:31


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:06


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:20


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

02:56


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:50


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

02:56


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:16


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:44


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:27


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:59


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:32


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:14


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:02


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:36


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:15


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:10


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:13


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

03:58


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:49


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:54


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

02:55


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:51


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

03:04


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:26


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:48


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:49


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:03


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:05


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:28


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

02:42


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:48


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:47


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:30


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:27


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:25


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:03


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:39


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

02:42


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:18


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:26


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

03:03


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:45


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:30


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:17


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

03:28


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:34


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:39


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:56


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:53


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

02:58


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

03:13


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:31


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:12


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:18


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

05:13


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:56


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:09


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

01:33