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Molly, by golly! : the legend of Molly Williams, America's first female firefighter / Dianne Ochiltree ; illustrated by Kathlenn Kemly.

Ochiltree, Dianne. (Author). Kemly, Kathleen Hadam. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library JE OCH (Text) 39206020716252 J Picture Book - People Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781590787212
  • ISBN: 1590787218
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, [2012]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
Introduces the first known female firefighter, Molly Williams, an African American cook for New York City's Fire Company 11, who one winter day in 1818 with many volunteers sick with influenza jumped into action to stop a house fire.
Target Audience Note:
AD830L Lexile
Subject: Williams, Molly, active 1818.
African American women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women fire fighters > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Cooks > Juvenile literature.
Volunteer fire fighters > Biography > Juvenile literature.
New York (N.Y.) > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Picture books.

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