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Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Homefront in World War II By Penny Colman Cover Image
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Now in paperback--the award-winning account of how 18 million women, many of whom had never before held a job, entered the work force in 1942-45 to help the United States fight World War II. Their unprecedented participation would change the course of history for women, and America, forever.

An ALA Best Book for Young Adult

An ALA Notable Book

A Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbon Book

An IRA Teachers' Choice

A Junior Library Guild Selection

An NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Award Winner for Outstanding Nonfiction  

A New York Public Library Best Book for the Teenager

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year  

About the Author

Penny Colman is the author of ten children’s and young adult books, among them Rosie the Riveter and Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America.

Praise For…

"Colman expertly explores the enormous changes in the lives of women in their own homes and beyond. The strengths of this book are in the happy combination of abundant primary source material, a clear narrative style, and effective well-placed photographs. An important contribution."--Kirkus Reviews, pointer

Product Details
ISBN: 9780517885673
ISBN-10: 0517885670
Publisher: Yearling
Publication Date: February 10th, 1998
Pages: 128
Language: English