Readers will learn about the Industrial Revolution in this enlightening nonfiction Spanish book. Through fascinating facts and engaging sidebars, children will learn how industrialism provided the means for development and expansion in America as life transitioned from rural beginnings to large cities. Industry was a large factor for innovation and employment at the beginning of the 20th century through such creations as assembly lines, patents, and labor unions. Additional topics covered include child labor laws, labor unions, muckrakers, and immigrant and slave labor. The colorful scrapbook layout, helpful table of contents, and accommodating glossary combine to create a reading experience that is easy for readers to navigate through.