Martha's Story - The Girl Who Broke Her Chains by Tony Barnsley
  

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Martha's Story - The Girl Who Broke Her Chains by Tony Barnsley

On Martha Wood's 11th birthday she receives paper and pens and decides to keep a diary. Whilst Martha works with her family making chain a fight breaks out that changes their lives forever. During a two month strike they visit new towns and cities, see a better life at a chocolate factory, use a telephone for the first time and go to the theatre. Martha's Nan becomes a celebrity and gets thrown into jail! Based on true events that took place in the Black Country during 1910, Martha's diary is an uplifting and inspirational story about the fight against inequality.

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Format

Paperback
152 pages

Author

Tony Barnsley
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Publisher

Grosvenor House Publishing Ltd

Publication date

5th February 2015

ISBN

9781781484456


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