The House That Jane Built

The House That Jane Built

A Story About Jane Addams

Book - 2015
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"Ever since she was a little girl, Jane Addams hoped to help people in need. She wanted to create a place where people could find food, work, and community. In 1889, she chose a house in a run-down Chicago neighborhood and turned it into Hull House--a settlement home--soon adding a playground, kindergarten, and a public bath, By 1907, Hull House included thirteen buildings. And by the early 1920s, more that nine thousand people visited Hull House each week. The dreams of a smart, caring girl had become a reality. And the lives of hundreds of thousands of people were transformed when they stepped into the house that Jane Addams built"--Jacket.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2015]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780805090499
0805090495
Branch Call Number: CJ 361.92 AD21S 2015
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Brown, Kathryn 1955-- Illustrator

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LauraMcShaneCLE
Mar 03, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio, like many cities, has a high school named for Jane Addams - somewhat forgotten today, it is important to expose current students to her contributions.

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