Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy
By Albert Marrin
Current & Digital Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf (Random House)
Reading Level: Ages 10 & Up
YPL Finalists That Year:
- Franny Billingsley for Chime
- Debby Dahl Edwardson for My Name Is Not Easy
- Albert Marrin for Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy
- Gary D. Schmidt for Okay for Now
YPL Winner That Year: Thanhha Lai for Inside Out & Back Again
Judges That Year: Marc Aronson, Ann Brashares, Matt de la Peña, Nikki Grimes, Will Weaver
The Year in Literature: Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool won the Newbery Medal. Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi won the Printz Award.
More Information: Aside from writing more than forty books for young people, Marrin has taught history at both the junior-high and college level. He said his primary interest has been to make history more accessible and lively for young people.
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