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Send a Girl – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Send a Girl, The True Story of How Women Joined FDNY Author: Jessica M. Rinker Illustrator: Meg Hunt Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books, March 2021 Ages: 5-8 40 pages.  Genre: biography Themes: firefighters, women, girls, equality, sexism, discrimination, New York City, FNDY, Brenda Berkman, feminism … Continue reading

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Molly, by Golly – Black History Month PPBF

Title: Molly by Golly, The Legend of Molly Williams, America’s First Female Firefighter Author: Dianne Ochiltree Illustrator: Kathleen Kemly Publisher: Calkin’s Creek, 2012 Ages: 5-8 Themes: African Americans, Firefighters, New York City Genre: legend, biography Opening: “Our Molly is a fine a cook as any … Continue reading

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