Molly, by Golly!: The Legend of Molly Williams, America’s First Female Firefighter

Author: Ochiltree, Dianne. Illus. by Kathleen Kemly. 2012. Unpaged. Publisher: Calkins Creek. Gr.1-3.


When a fire breaks out and many of the volunteer firefighters are too sick with influenza to leave their houses, Molly Williams rushes to help and becomes America’s first female firefighter.




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bloomer.jpg The Amelia Bloomer Book List
The Amelia Bloomer Project, a committee of the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table, compiles the Amelia Bloomer List, an annual annotated book list (or bibliography) of well-written and well-illustrated books with significant feminist content, intended for young readers (ages birth through 18).
2013 - Selection(s)