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Rosie, a Detroit Herstory
Rosie, a Detroit Herstory is a remarkable story for young readers about women workers during World War II. At this time in history, women began working jobs that had previously been performed only by men, such as running family businesses, operating machinery, and working on assembly lines. Across America, women produced everything from ships and tanks, to ammunition and ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published August 6th 2018 by Wayne State University Press
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I LOVED Nicole Lapointe's illustrations and, of course, this is a great story. Lots of Detroit history and peeks into local landmarks. I think the content and length would appeal to mid-to-upper elementary, so I don't necessarily think the rhyming text is the best fit. Either way, I loved it. And I may have teared up at the end.
Sep 15, 2018 Pam Page rated it it was amazing
Rhyming text tells the story of the thousands of women who worked in factories during WWII. The stories are focused on women's jobs during WWII in Detroit who served at "Rosies". Excellent photographs, a glossary and an introduction to the topic.
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