Books that Shaped Work in America project is exactly what it sounds like: a collection of books that shaped and/or reflected changing attitudes about work in America. It’s got books for kids, books on working women, books on unions, books on capitalism and markets, books on immigration and the American Dream – novels, nonfiction, poetry, drama – it’s really pretty diverse.
If you click on the title you get a short description, a quote, and a link to relevant resources. If you click on the photo of a contributor (which includes Labor Secretaries, authors etc.), you can see which books they recommended and a short essay on why those books were chosen. Right now there are 92 titles, but the list will be updated.
Here is the link: www.dol.gov/books