Tag Archives: New York City

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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An A to Zed of the USA by a European Nomad – S, T & U

Statue of Liberty This is my only overlap post with my A to Z of France, which I wrote in 2011 before I left Nice.  She stands at the entrance to New York harbor . . . a 46m high … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Little Elliot – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Merry Christmas, Little Elliot Written and illustrated by: Mike Curato  Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, 2018 Ages: 3-5 Themes: friendship, Christmas spirit, togetherness, New York City     Opening: Little Elliot was not excited about Christmas. “Let’s go see Santa,” said Mouse. Synopsis: Little … Continue reading

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